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rou·é

 (ro͞o-ā′)
n.
A man who recklessly indulges in sensual pleasures; a rake.

[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.]

roué

(ˈruːeɪ)
n
a debauched or lecherous man; rake
[C19: from French, literally: one broken on the wheel, from rouer, from Latin rotāre to revolve, from rota a wheel; with reference to the fate deserved by a debauchee]

rou•é

(ruˈeɪ, ˈru eɪ)

n., pl. rou•és.
a dissolute and licentious man; rake.
[1790–1800; < French, n. use of past participle of rouer to break on the wheel (derivative of roue wheel « Latin rota)]

roué

A French word someone broken on the wheel, used to mean someone leading a debauched life.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.roue - a dissolute man in fashionable societyroue - a dissolute man in fashionable society
debauchee, libertine, rounder - a dissolute person; usually a man who is morally unrestrained

roué

noun
An immoral or licentious man:
Informal: dirty old man.
Slang: lech.
Translations

roué

[ˈruːeɪ] Nlibertino m

roué

n (dated)Lebemann m
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