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Roguish Meaning in Context from 601 Words

Roguish meaning in short passages and authentic context from the book, 601 Words You Need to Know to Pass Your Exam. Enrich your advanced vocabulary in real context with illustrations with text-to-speech software program.

/ˈrəʊ.gɪʃ/ (adj)

Roguish meaning

  1. dishonest and unscrupulous like a rogue, malicious, unprincipled, wicked, deceitful, untrustworthy, villainous
  2. naughty and playful, mischievous, cheeky, teasing


Off the top of my head, there is smirk, grimace, sneer and scowl but there are many words you can use in place of an evil or roguish smile such as vile, hateful, malicious, venomous, nefarious, loathsome, wrathful and malicious. His vile smirk, malicious scowl, venomous or roguish sneer or wrathful grimace. Could also be hateful smile, loathsome grin or nefarious frown or any combination of words that you feel fits your needs.

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Parts of speech

Noun: rogue

Noun: roguishness

Adverb: roguishly

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