Synonyms and Antonyms of rover

  1. 1 a person who roams about without a fixed route or destination ever since he developed a strong case of wanderlust in college, he's been a rover Synonyms drifter, gadabout, gypsy, knockabout, maunderer, rambler, roamer, nomad, stroller, vagabond, wanderer, wayfarerRelated Words laggard, straggler; lingerer, loiterer, sojourner; bum, hobo, tramp; passenger, sightseer, traveler (or traveller); migrant, transient, vagrant; ambler, sauntererNear Antonyms homebody; denizen, dweller, habitant, inhabitant, resident, settler

  2. 2 someone who engages in robbery of ships at sea a story of the days when sea rovers plied the Caribbean Synonyms buccaneer, corsair, freebooter, pirateRelated Words despoiler, looter, marauder, pillager, plunderer, raider, robber; privateer

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