Associations to the word «Rover»


ROVER, noun. (archery) (usually plural) A randomly selected target.
ROVER, noun. One who roves, a wanderer, a nomad.
ROVER, noun. A vagabond, a tramp, an unsteady, restless person, one who by habit doesn't settle down or marry.
ROVER, noun. A vehicle for exploring extraterrestrial bodies.
ROVER, noun. Position in Australian Rules football, one of three of a team's followers, who follow the ball around the ground. Formerly a position for short players, rovers in professional leagues are frequently over 183 cm (6').
ROVER, noun. (croquet) A ball which has passed through all the hoops and would go out if it hit the stake but is continued in play; also, the player of such a ball.
ROVER, noun. (obsolete) A sort of arrow.
ROVER, noun. A pirate or pirate ship.
ROVER, noun. (sports) someone connected with any number of teams called the Rovers, as a fan, player, coach etc.
ROVER, noun. (soccer) someone connected with Blackburn Rovers FC, as a fan, player, coach etc.
ROVER, proper noun. A stereotypical name for a dog
ROVER BELLFLOWER, noun. A species of bellflower formerly used as a vegetable, and also known for invasive growth, rampion, Campanula rapunculus

Dictionary definition

ROVER, noun. Someone who leads a wandering unsettled life.
ROVER, noun. An adult member of the Boy Scouts movement.

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