roguery
noun (plural -eries) Date: 1592 1. an act or behavior characteristic of a rogue 2. mischievous play

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  • Roguery — Rogu er*y, n. 1. The life of a vargant. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. The practices of a rogue; knavish tricks; cheating; fraud; dishonest practices. [1913 Webster] Tis no scandal grown, For debt and roguery to quit the town. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • roguery — index deception, improbity, knavery, mischief, misdoing Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • roguery — [rō′gər ē] n. pl. rogueries the behavior or an act of a rogue; specif., a) trickery; cheating; fraud b) playful mischief …   English World dictionary

  • roguery — /roh geuh ree/, n., pl. rogueries. 1. roguish conduct; rascality. 2. playful mischief. [1590 1600; ROGUE + ERY] * * * …   Universalium

  • roguery — noun a) malicious or reckless behaviour b) mischievous behaviour …   Wiktionary

  • roguery — Synonyms and related words: baseness, chicanery, degradation, devilishness, devilment, devilry, deviltry, elfishness, foolishness, high spirits, impishness, knavery, knavishness, mischief, mischievousness, moral turpitude, playfulness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • roguery — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. knavishness, rascality, mischief. See improbity, badness. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. trickery, villainy, fraud, rascality; see deception 1 , dishonesty , mischief . III (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun… …   English dictionary for students

  • roguery — ro·guer·y || rəʊgÉ™rɪ n. rascality, villainy, behavior of a scoundrel, . dishonesty; mischievousness, naughtiness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • roguery — n. 1. Knavery, rascality, villany, fraud, cheating, dishonest practices, knavish tricks, trickery, swindling. 2. Waggery, mischief, arch tricks …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • roguery — n 1. knavishness, rascality, roguishness, churlishness; villainy, miscreancy, reprobacy, incor rigibleness; blackguardism, currishness, caddishness, dastardliness, quackery, Archaic. quacksalvery, mountebankery, charlatanism; imposture,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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