roguish

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

rogue +‎ -ish

Adjective[edit]

roguish (comparative more roguish, superlative most roguish)

  1. unprincipled or unscrupulous
  2. mischievous and playful
    • 1840, The Novel Newspaper (volume 2, page 8)
      "She'll be a match for poor little Cupid, with his tiny bow and arrow, I dare say," said Grace Fitzgerald, with a roguish eye.

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