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rogue

adjective [before noun] uk   /rəʊɡ/  us   /roʊɡ/
behaving in ways that are not expected or not normal, often in a way that causes damage: a rogue state rogue cells specialized biology A rogue animal is a dangerous wild animal that lives apart from the rest of its group.

rogue

noun [C] uk   /rəʊɡ/  us   /roʊɡ/
old-fashioned humorous a person who behaves badly but who you still like: "Come here, you little rogue!" chuckled my uncle. The women all think he's a lovable old rogue. old-fashioned a dishonest or bad man
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