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roving

adjective

Definition of roving

  1. 1 a :  not restricted as to location or area of concern b :  capable of being shifted from place to place :  mobile

  2. 2 :  inclined to ramble or stray <a roving fancy>

Examples of roving in a sentence

  1. <a roving substitute teacher who works in a different district every day>

Origin and Etymology of roving

1rove


First Known Use: 1590


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roving

noun

Definition of roving

  1. :  a slightly twisted roll or strand of usually textile fibers

Origin and Etymology of roving

4rove


First Known Use: 1802



ROVING Defined for English Language Learners

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roving

adjective

Definition of roving for English Language Learners

  • : going to many different places



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