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rov·er 1

 (rō′vər)
n.
1.
a. One that roves; a wanderer.
b. A crewed or uncrewed vehicle, used especially in exploring the terrain of a planet or other celestial object.
2. Sports A mark in archery selected by chance.

ro·ver 2

 (rō′vər)
n.
1. A pirate.
2. A pirate vessel.

[Middle English, from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German, robber, from roven, to rob; see reup- in Indo-European roots.]

rover

(ˈrəʊvə)
n
1. a person who roves; wanderer
2. (Archery) archery a mark selected at random for use as a target
3. (Croquet) croquet a ball that has been driven through all the hoops but has not yet hit the winning peg
4. (Australian Rules Football) Australian rules football one of the three players in the ruck, usually smaller than the other two, selected for his agility in play
5. (Aeronautics) a small remote-controlled vehicle which roams over rough, esp extraterrestrial, terrain taking photographs, gathering rock and soil samples, etc
[C15: from rove1]

rover

(ˈrəʊvə)
n
(Nautical Terms) a pirate or pirate ship
[C14: probably from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German, from roven to rob]

rover

(ˈrəʊvə)
n
(Textiles) a machine for roving wool, cotton, etc, or a person who operates such a machine
[C18]

Rover

(ˈrəʊvə) or

Rover Scout

n
Brit the former name for Venture Scout

rov•er1

(ˈroʊ vər)

n.
1. a person who roves; wanderer.
2.
a. a mark selected at random in archery.
b. one of a group of fixed marks at a long distance.
c. an archer who shoots at such a mark.

rov•er2

(ˈroʊ vər)

n.
1. a pirate.
2. a pirate ship.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Middle Dutch or Middle Low German: robber =rov(en) to rob, reave1 + -er -er1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rover - someone who leads a wandering unsettled liferover - someone who leads a wandering unsettled life
traveler, traveller - a person who changes location
nomad - a member of a people who have no permanent home but move about according to the seasons
drifter, vagrant, vagabond, floater - a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support
2.rover - an adult member of the Boy Scouts movement
Boy Scout - a boy who is a member of the Boy Scouts

rover

Translations
جَوّال، طَوّاف
-čkatulák
omstrejfer
astromobilevagabond
flakkari

rover

[ˈrəʊvəʳ] Nvagabundo/a m/f

rover

n
(= wanderer)Vagabund(in) m(f)
(also Rover Scout)Rover m

rove

(rəuv) verb
to wander; to roam. He roved (through) the streets.
ˈrover noun
ˈroving adjective
a roving band of robbers.
References in periodicals archive ?
In rover scout category, Naveedullah of GHSS Abakhel stood first while Muhammad Abrar of GHSS Tajazai delivered speech on 'scouting and social development' and secured first position in boy scout category.
She enjoyed visiting camps in Wales and Devon with the Broad Street guides, which is where she met a rover scout called Bill Jones.
In rover scout category, Naveedullah of GHSS Abakhel stood first while Muhammad Abrar of GHSS Tajazai delivered a speech on 'scouting and social development' and secured first position in boy scout category.
Bill progressed through scouting and became a rover scout.
It was July 1962 and 24-four-year-old Mr Kenneth Wilson, son of Mr and Mrs Gilbert Wilson, of 11 Wiggan Lane Sheepridge, the assistant Rover Scout leader of the Kings College London Rover Crew, was to lead a seven man strong Rover crew from this country who had been invited by the Norwegian Boy Scouts Association to a first ever 'Rover Arctic Moot', to be held on the island of Svalbard, Spitsbergen.
He said: "The club was originally formed by members of the 16 St George's (Coventry) Rover Scout Crew in the late 1940s.