Rover Boy


Rov·​er Boy
: a physically brave and morally excellent person of somewhat limited outlook and experience
trying to be the Rover Boy of the beachheadR. M. Ingersoll

Word History


from the Rover boys, heroes of a series of juvenile books (1899–1925) by Edward Stratemeyer †1930 American writer

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“Rover Boy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2023.

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