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roguery

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noun rogu·ery \ˈrō-g(ə-)rē\

Definition of roguery

plural rogu·er·ies

  1. 1 :  an act or behavior characteristic of a rogue

  2. 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>



1592

First Known Use of roguery

1592


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