roguery


rogu·ery

noun \ˈrō-g(ə-)rē\
plural rogu·er·ies

Definition of ROGUERY

1
:  an act or behavior characteristic of a rogue
2
:  mischievous play

Examples of ROGUERY

  1. <those adolescent rogueries that seemed funny at the time—but only stupid when considered in hindsight>
  2. <the old fraternity brothers fondly recounted how their roguery used to rile the dean>

First Known Use of ROGUERY

1592

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