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synonyms for roguishness

  • atrocity
  • catastrophe
  • devilment
  • devilry
  • deviltry
  • evil
  • fault
  • friskiness
  • frolicsomeness
  • gag
  • harm
  • hurt
  • ill
  • impishness
  • injury
  • misbehavior
  • mischievousness
  • misconduct
  • misfortune
  • naughtiness
  • outrage
  • playfulness
  • prank
  • prankishness
  • rascality
  • roguery
  • sabotage
  • shenanigans
  • sportiveness
  • tomfoolery
  • transgression
  • vandalism
  • waggery
  • waggishness
  • wrong
  • wrongdoing
  • diablerie
  • dirty trick
  • funny business
  • high jinks
  • misdoing
  • monkey business
  • waywardness

antonyms for roguishness

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  • advantage
  • aid
  • assistance
  • behavior
  • benefit
  • blessing
  • favor
  • good
  • goodness
  • happiness
  • help
  • kindness
  • manners
  • obedience
  • right
  • virtue
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How to use roguishness in a sentence

Mrs. Vertrees smiled faintly, and in her smile there was the remotest ghost of a genteel roguishness.
THE TURMOILBOOTH TARKINGTON
He sent her an odd look that was almost boyish in its half mischievous, half wistful roguishness.
DECEMBER LOVEROBERT HICHENS
She talked to him, preened herself in his gaze, and maddened him with a manner of deadly roguishness.
BUNKER BEANHARRY LEON WILSON
He will now and again, screwing up his courage by a tremendous effort, plunge into roguishness.
IDLE THOUGHTS OF AN IDLE FELLOWJEROME K. JEROME
As he grew older the seriousness crept up and up and almost entirely obliterated the roguishness.
HALF PORTIONSEDNA FERBER
Sometimes one had arched while the other remained quiet; this gave a winsome look of brightness and roguishness to her face.
WAYSIDE COURTSHIPSHAMLIN GARLAND
They were singularly lovely eyes—retaining something of their girlish roguishness.
OTHERWISE PHYLLISMEREDITH NICHOLSON
His expression lost its roguishness, and in his turn he became grave.
LOVE IN A CLOUDARLO BATES
And she embraced him a third time with all the grace and roguishness of a spoiled child.
ODETTE'S MARRIAGEALBERT DELPIT
There was so much roguishness in his smile that I laughed back at him.
MY ACTOR-HUSBANDANONYMOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ROGUISHNESS

  • devilishment
  • devilment
  • deviltry
  • diablerie
  • high jinks
  • mischief-making
  • mischievousness
  • naughtiness
  • prankishness
  • rascality
  • roguery
  • roguishness
  • shenanigans
  • trouble
  • wickedness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.