HyperDic: roguish

English > 2 senses of the word roguish:
ADJECTIVEallroguish, devilish, rascallyplayful in an appealingly bold way
allroguish, rascally, scoundrelly, blackguardlylacking principles or scruples
English > roguish: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningplayful in an appealingly bold way.
Example"a roguish grin"
Synonymsdevilish, rascally
BroaderplayfulFull of fun and high spirits
Spanishbribón, pícaro, pillo
Nounsroguishnessthe trait of indulging in disreputable pranks
Adverbsroguishlyin a playfully roguish manner
English > roguish: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaninglacking principles or scruples.
Example "the captain was set adrift by his roguish crew"
Synonymsrascally, scoundrelly, blackguardly
Broaderdishonest, dishonorabledeceptive or fraudulent
Spanishcanallesco, vil
Nounsroguishnessreckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others
Adverbsroguishlylike a dishonest rogue

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