roguishly
adverb see rogue I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • roguishly — adverb 1. like a dishonest rogue he roguishly intended to keep the money • Derived from adjective: ↑roguish 2. in a playfully roguish manner he winked at her roguishly • Derived from adjective: ↑roguish …   Useful english dictionary

  • roguishly — roguish ► ADJECTIVE ▪ characteristic of a rogue, especially in being playfully mischievous: a roguish smile. DERIVATIVES roguishly adverb roguishness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Roguishly — Roguish Rogu ish, a. 1. Vagrant. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] His roguish madness Allows itself to anything. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Resembling, or characteristic of, a rogue; knavish. [1913 Webster] 3. Pleasantly mischievous; waggish; arch.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • roguishly — See roguish. * * * …   Universalium

  • roguishly — adverb In a roguish manner …   Wiktionary

  • roguishly — rəʊgɪʃlɪ adv. like a scoundrel, like a rascal, knavishly; in a mischievous manner, naughtily …   English contemporary dictionary

  • roguishly — rogu·ish·ly …   English syllables

  • roguish — roguishly, adv. roguishness, n. /roh gish/, adj. 1. pertaining to, characteristic of, or acting like a rogue; knavish or rascally. 2. playfully mischievous: a roguish smile. [1565 75; ROGUE + ISH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Knavishly — Knav ish*ly, adv. 1. In a knavish manner; dishonestly; fraudulently. Holland. [1913 Webster] 2. Mischievously; waggishly; roguishly. Knavishly witty. Gayton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rogue — I. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1561 1. vagrant, tramp 2. a dishonest or worthless person ; scoundrel 3. a mischievous person ; scamp 4. a horse inclined to shirk or misbehave 5. an individual exhibit …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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