I UK [rəʊɡ] / US [roʊɡ] noun [countable]
Word forms "rogue":
singular rogue plural rogues
1) someone who behaves badly but is still liked by other people

He has something of the "lovable rogue" image.

2) old-fashioned someone who is dishonest

II UK [rəʊɡ] / US [roʊɡ] adjective [only before noun]
a) a rogue member of a group does not behave in the same way as its other members and is considered dangerous or likely to cause problems

a rogue state

b) a rogue wild animal lives apart from other members of its group and is often dangerous

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