rogue: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (rōg), [key]
— n., v., adj. rogued, ro•guing,
- a dishonest, knavish person; scoundrel.
- a playfully mischievous person; scamp: The youngest boys are little rogues.
- a tramp or vagabond.
- a rogue elephant or other animal of similar disposition.
- a usually inferior organism, esp. a plant, varying markedly from the normal.
- to live or act as a rogue.
- to cheat.
- to uproot or destroy (plants, etc., that do not conform to a desired standard).
- to perform this operation upon: to rogue a field.
- (of an animal) having an abnormally savage or unpredictable disposition, as a rogue elephant.
- no longer obedient, belonging, or accepted and hence not controllable or answerable; deviating, renegade: a rogue cop; a rogue union local.
- rogue (Thesaurus)