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ROVING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does roving mean? 

ROVING (noun)
  The noun ROVING has 1 sense:

1. travelling about without any clear destination

  Familiarity information: ROVING used as a noun is very rare.


ROVING (adjective)
  The adjective ROVING has 1 sense:

1. (of groups of people) tending to travel and change settlements frequently

  Familiarity information: ROVING used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ROVING (noun)


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Meaning:

Travelling about without any clear destination

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

roving; vagabondage; wandering

Context example:

she followed him in his wanderings and looked after him

Hypernyms ("roving" is a kind of...):

travel; traveling; travelling (the act of going from one place to another)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "roving"):

drifting (aimless wandering from place to place)


ROVING (adjective)


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Meaning:

(of groups of people) tending to travel and change settlements frequently

Synonyms:

nomadic; peregrine; roving; wandering; mobile

Context examples:

a restless mobile society / the nomadic habits of the Bedouins / believed the profession of a peregrine typist would have a happy future / wandering tribes

Similar:

unsettled (not settled or established)


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