from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A man who recklessly indulges in sensual pleasures; a rake.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A man devoted to a life of pleasure and sensuality, especially in his relation to women; a debauchee; a rake.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun One devoted to a life of sensual pleasure; a debauchee; a rake.
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- noun A
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- noun a dissolute man in fashionable society
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[French, from past participle of rouer, to break on a wheel (from the feeling that such a person deserves that punishment), from Old French, from Latin rotāre, to rotate; see rotate.]
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Borrowing from French roué.
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