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Vagabond vs. Rogue

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Vagabondnoun

A person on a trip of indeterminate destination and/or length of time.

Roguenoun

A scoundrel, rascal or unprincipled, deceitful, and unreliable person.

Vagabondnoun

One who wanders from place to place, having no fixed dwelling, or not abiding in it, and usually without the means of honest livelihood; a vagrant; a hobo.

Roguenoun

A mischievous scamp.

Vagabondverb

To roam, as a vagabond

Roguenoun

A vagrant.

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Vagabondadjective

Floating about without any certain direction; driven to and fro.

Roguenoun

(computing) Deceitful software pretending to be anti-spyware, but in fact being malicious software itself.

Vagabondadjective

Moving from place to place without a settled habitation; wandering.

Roguenoun

An aggressive animal separate from the herd, especially an elephant.

Vagabondadjective

Floating about without any certain direction; driven to and fro.

‘To heaven their prayersFlew up, nor missed the way, by envious windsBlown vagabond or frustrate.’;

Roguenoun

A plant that shows some undesirable variation.

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Vagabondadjective

Being a vagabond; strolling and idle or vicious.

Roguenoun

(role-playing games) A character class focusing on stealthy conduct.

Vagabondnoun

One who wanders from place to place, having no fixed dwelling, or not abiding in it, and usually without the means of honest livelihood; a vagrant; a tramp; hence, a worthless person; a rascal.

‘A fugitive and a vagabond shalt thou be.’;

Rogueadjective

(of an animal, especially an elephant) Vicious and solitary.

Vagabondverb

To play the vagabond; to wander like a vagabond; to stroll.

‘On every part my vagabonding sightDid cast, and drown mine eyes in sweet delight.’;

Rogueadjective

(by extension) Large, destructive and unpredictable.

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Vagabondnoun

anything that resembles a vagabond in having no fixed place;

‘pirate ships were vagabonds of the sea’;

Rogueadjective

(by extension) Deceitful, unprincipled.

Vagabondnoun

a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support

Rogueadjective

Mischievous, unpredictable.

Vagabondverb

move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment;

‘The gypsies roamed the woods’; ‘roving vagabonds’; ‘the wandering Jew’; ‘The cattle roam across the prairie’; ‘the laborers drift from one town to the next’; ‘They rolled from town to town’;

Rogueverb

(horticulture) To cull; to destroy plants not meeting a required standard, especially when saving seed, rogue or unwanted plants are removed before pollination.

Vagabondadjective

wandering aimlessly without ties to a place or community;

‘led a vagabond life’; ‘a rootless wanderer’;

Rogueverb

To cheat.

Vagabondadjective

continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another;

‘a drifting double-dealer’; ‘the floating population’; ‘vagrant hippies of the sixties’;

Rogueverb

(obsolete) To give the name or designation of rogue to; to decry.

Rogueverb

To wander; to play the vagabond; to play knavish tricks.

Roguenoun

A vagrant; an idle, sturdy beggar; a vagabond; a tramp.

Roguenoun

A deliberately dishonest person; a knave; a cheat.

‘The rogue and fool by fits is fair and wise.’;

Roguenoun

One who is pleasantly mischievous or frolicsome; hence, often used as a term of endearment.

‘Ah, you sweet little rogue, you!’;

Roguenoun

An elephant that has separated from a herd and roams about alone, in which state it is very savage.

Roguenoun

A worthless plant occuring among seedlings of some choice variety.

Rogueverb

To wander; to play the vagabond; to play knavish tricks.

Rogueverb

To give the name or designation of rogue to; to decry.

Rogueverb

To destroy (plants that do not come up to a required standard).

Roguenoun

a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel

Roguenoun

a dishonest or unprincipled man

‘you are a rogue and an embezzler’;

Roguenoun

a person whose behaviour one disapproves of but who is nonetheless likeable or attractive

‘Cenzo, you old rogue!’;

Roguenoun

an elephant or other large wild animal living apart from the herd and having savage or destructive tendencies

‘a rogue elephant’;

Roguenoun

a person or thing that behaves in an aberrant or unpredictable way, typically with damaging or dangerous effects

‘a rogue cop who took the law into his own hands’; ‘he hacked into data and ran rogue programs’;

Roguenoun

a seedling or plant deviating from the standard variety.

Rogueverb

remove inferior or defective plants or seedlings from (a crop)

‘the sowing has to be rogued to remove aberrant seedlings’;

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