Printer Friendly Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia. An unprincipled, deceitful, and unreliable person; a scoundrel or rascal.
A vicious and solitary animal, especially an elephant that has separated itself from its herd. An organism, especially a plant, that shows an undesirable variation from a standard.
To remove (diseased or abnormal specimens) from a group of plants of the same variety. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.
(r) n 1. A dishonest or unprincipled person, esp a man; rascal; scoundrel. 2. often jocular a mischievous or wayward person, often a child; scamp.
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“One of these authors,” says another writer, “(the fellow that was pilloried, I have forgotten his name), is indeed so grave, sententious, dogmatic a rogue that there is no enduring him. “Here are hanging the great rogue of the name of John de Witt, and the little rogue Cornelius de Witt, his brother, two enemies of the people, but great friends of the king of France.
“Mine is not that,” said Sancho; “I mean he has nothing of the rogue in him; on the contrary, he has the soul of a pitcher; he has no thought of doing harm to anyone, only good to all, nor has he any malice whatever in him; a child might persuade him that it is night at noonday; and for this simplicity I love him as the core of my heart, and I can't bring myself to leave him, let him do ever such foolish things. “The hero's rogue servant, Chi spa, seemed to me, then and long afterwards, so fine a bit of Spanish character that I chose his name for my first pseudonym when I began to write for the newspapers, and signed my legislative correspondence for a Cincinnati paper with it. One day, two rogues, calling themselves weavers, made their appearance.
A playfully mischievous person; scamp: The youngest boys are little rogues. To uproot or destroy (plants, etc., that do not conform to a desired standard).
(of an animal) having an abnormally savage or unpredictable disposition, as a rogue elephant. Of or noting a nation or state that defies international treaties, laws, etc.
Closed courthouses, rogue clerks, and misleading statements from the attorney general as Florida welcomes same-sex marriage. It invites dictatorial and rogue regimes to use Americans serving overseas as bargaining chips.
Once he graduated in 2006, Simian took a job as a publicity assistant at Rogue, then a division of Focus Features. History has no shortage of rogue explorers seizing land, hoisting their flags, and building new societies.
In the same year he wrote “Half a Rogue, ” another highly popular story. The term rogue is scarcely sufficiently accounted for by supposing it to be the English equivalent for the Sinhalese word Hora.
But he added only rogue elements of his tribe were involved. One part was a deep belief that history rules -- since rogue and inexperienced candidates had always faltered before, it followed that it would happen again.
Any opinions in the examples do not represent the opinion of the Cambridge Dictionary editors or of Cambridge University Press or its licensors. It situates the discussion about rogue websites” in foreign trade policy.
That would not address all the problems with foreign rogue websites, particularly producers of non-digital goods. Or it could even mean a private-sector regulatory apparatus that polices the industry, cracking down on rogue operators.
In another place, on another day, his chief rival portrays him as a rogue doomed to jail or exile. He was making his way to the check-out line, dodging dangerous and rogue shoppers when a fight broke out in the linens.
This was not a situation where there was one individual rogue actor engaging in discriminatory conduct. The umbrella term given to the arty, sometimes surreal offshoots of the traditional practice.
They were believed swept out to sea by a rogue wave. This is because rogues and thieves tend to congregate around money, as they always have.
Perhaps conspiracies end up creating the very rogue states they refer to justify their existence? In these cases, the nonhuman comes in the form of a rogue comet or asteroid, shattering the stability of the human world.
Wholesale exchange might be culturally entropic, then, but the degeneration also creates rogue hybrids and potentials that undermine any stability of the system. These examples are from corpora and from sources on the web.
Any opinions in the examples do not represent the opinion of the Cambridge Dictionary editors or of Cambridge University Press or its licensors. To the antebellum rogue, the city's gigantic web of secrets held unlimited financial rewards, if only it could be interpreted properly.
The rumors alone probably made their abbot look like a rogue in the eyes of their neighbors. In these areas, refugee resources are contested by different political actors and power structures, including rebel groups, warlords, or even rogue army factions.
Although every rogue cancer cell may be annihilated, the psychological echo may resonate for decades. In a very few instances, those removed out of the parishes were notorious rogues or vagrants.
I felt the best way to do that was to have one extra person who came in just for that story, as the sort of rogue presence. In a small corpus, a single rogue text has the potential to skew the data, for example by spuriously inflating the importance of certain lexical items.