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Meaning of ROGUERY

Pronunciation:  'rowguree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  reckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others
 

ROGUERY is a 7 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: devilment, devilry, deviltry, mischief, mischief-making, mischievousness, rascality, roguishness, shenanigan
 
 See Also: blaze, hell, hooliganism, malicious mischief, misbehavior, misbehaviour, misdeed, vandalism

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Rogu"er*y\, n.
1. The life of a vargant. [Obs.]

2. The practices of a rogue; knavish tricks; cheating; fraud;
   dishonest practices.

         'Tis no scandal grown, For debt and roguery to quit
         the town.                             --Dryden.

3. Arch tricks; mischievousness.

 

 

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