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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rogu·ish, a.
 1. Vagrant. [Obs.]
 His roguish madness
 Allows itself to anything.   --Shak.
 2. Resembling, or characteristic of, a rogue; knavish.
 3. Pleasantly mischievous; waggish; arch.
    The most bewitching leer with her eyes, the most roguish cast.   --Dryden.
 -- Rogu*ish*ly, adv. -- Rogu*ish*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: playful in an appealingly bold way; "a roguish grin" [syn: devilish,
      2: lacking principles or scruples; "the rascally rabble"; "the
         tyranny of a scoundrelly aristocracy" - W.M. Thackaray;
         "the captain was set adrift by his roguish crew" [syn: rascally,
          scoundrelly, blackguardly]