- roguish conduct; rascality.
- playful mischief.
Origin of roguery
Related Words for rogueryharm, misbehavior, misconduct, prank, misfortune, playfulness, wrongdoing, outrage, injury, sabotage, vandalism, mischievousness, evil, hurt, deviltry, wrong, gag, tomfoolery, catastrophe, rascality
Examples from the Web for roguery
Historical Examples of roguery
What iss that but roguery, for all that this Mr. Harness says!Strife (First Series Plays)
And let us have a prelude about all this sort of roguery, like the preludes of our other laws.Laws
This is a vile falsehood, devised for some infernal scheme of roguery.The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)
Charles James Lever
"One must deal with a rogue according to his roguery," Colonel John retorted.The Wild Geese
Stanley John Weyman
He knew by this circumstance, that it was roguery, not accident, which caused the smoke.The Teacher
- behaviour characteristic of a rogue
- a roguish or mischievous act