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roving

adjective rov·ing \ ˈrō-viŋ \
Updated on: 20 May 2018

Definition of roving

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

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Origin and Etymology of roving


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roving

noun

Definition of roving

: a slightly twisted roll or strand of usually textile fibers

Origin and Etymology of roving



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Definition of roving for English Language Learners

  • : going to many different places



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