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rogue
used in Henry IV, Part 2

13 uses
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Definition
not normal and possibly dangerous — possibly alone
The exact meaning of rogue can depend upon its context. For example:
  • "a rogue state" — (politics) a dangerous country that ignores international conventions
  • "a rogue animal" — (especially of an elephant) dangerous and not living with or like its kind
  • "a rogue trader" — (finance) an employee who makes unauthorized and improper securities trades
  • "a rogue wave" — (oceanography) a dangerous wave that is much larger than others around it
  • "rogue cells" — (biology) tumor cells
  • "He is a rouge." — someone who is deceitful and unprincipled (though possibly liked despite that)
  • Come, you rogue, come; bring me to a justice.
    5.4 — Act 5 Scene 4 — London. A street (84% in)
rogue = deceitful person
  • ] A pox of this gout! or, a gout of this pox! for the one or the other plays the rogue with my great toe.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — London. A street (98% in)
  • Wilt thou? wilt thou? thou bastardly rogue!
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — London. A street (25% in)
  • Ah, thou honey-seed rogue! thou art a honey-seed, a man-queller, and a woman-queller.
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — London. A street (27% in)
  • Thou wo't, wo't thou? thou wo't, wo't ta? do, do, thou rogue! do, thou hemp-seed!
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — London. A street (29% in)
  • Hang him, swaggering rascal! let him not come hither: it is the foul-mouthed'st rogue in England.
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — London. The Boar's-head Tavern in Eastcheap (19% in)
  • Away, you mouldy rogue, away!
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — London. The Boar's-head Tavern in Eastcheap (32% in)
  • He a captain! hang him, rogue! he lives upon mouldy stewed prunes and dried cakes.
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — London. The Boar's-head Tavern in Eastcheap (37% in)
  • Ah, you sweet little rogue, you!
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — London. The Boar's-head Tavern in Eastcheap (55% in)
  • Alas, poor ape, how thou sweatest! come, let me wipe thy face; come on, you whoreson chops: ah, rogue! i' faith, I love thee: thou art as valorous as Hector of Troy, worth five of Agamemnon, and ten times better than the Nine Worthies: ah, villain!
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — London. The Boar's-head Tavern in Eastcheap (56% in)
  • I will toss the rogue in a blanket.
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — London. The Boar's-head Tavern in Eastcheap (57% in)
  • The rogue fled from me like quicksilver.
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — London. The Boar's-head Tavern in Eastcheap (59% in)
  • I'll tell you what, you thin man in a censer, I will have you as soundly swinged for this,—you blue-bottle rogue, you filthy famished correctioner, if you be not swinged, I'll forswear half-kirtles.
    5.4 — Act 5 Scene 4 — London. A street (68% in)

There are no more uses of "rogue" in Henry IV, Part 2.

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