Complete Definition of "rogue"

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Pronunciation
rÅg, /<tt>[email protected]</tt>/
IPA|/ËrÉÊÉ¡/
audio|en-us-rogue.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes:English:-ÉÊÉ¡|Rhymes: -ÉÊÉ¡

Noun
en-noun

  1. A scoundrel, rascal or unprincipled, deceitful, and unreliable person.
  2. A mischievous scamp.
  3. A vagrant.
  4. Deceitful software pretending to be anti-spyware, but in fact being malicious software itself.
  5. An aggressive animal separate from the herd, especially an elephant.
  6. A plant that shows some undesirable variation.
  7. An entity set apart from the normal order, which acts in an independent manner. This can apply to individuals, states, or other entities.

Translations
rfc-trans
German: t+|de|Schurke|m, t+|de|Schelm|m

Adjective
en-adj

  1. context|of an animal, especially an elephant Vicious and solitary.
  2. context|by extension large|Large, destructive and unpredictable.

#*2004: w: Chris Wallace (journalist)|Chris Wallace, Character: Profiles in Presidential Courage
#*:In the minds of Republican hard-liners, the "Silent Majority" of Americans who had elected the President, and even Nixon's two Democrat predecessors, China was a gigantic nuke-wielding rogue state prepared to overrun the free world at any moment.

  1. operate|Operating outside of normal controls.

Related terms
roguish
rogue trader
rogue wave

See also
rouge the shade of red

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