Rover Boy

noun
Rov·​er Boy

Definition of Rover Boy

: a physically brave and morally excellent person of somewhat limited outlook and experience trying to be the Rover Boy of the beachhead— R. M. Ingersoll

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History and Etymology for Rover Boy

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rover%20Boy. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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