Reverse Dictionary: ROG – ROO


ROGUE, ROGUERY, ROGUISH – ADJECTIVES
– ALSATIAN criminal, roguish …L17 sl.
– DUNGEONABLE malicious, damnable; roguish, devilish …1691 Eng. dial. obs.
– GADAMAN roguish, mischievous …1876 Eng. dial. obs.
– ILL-PRATTIE roguish, mischievous …Bk1905 Sc.
– ILL-PROTTED roguish, mischievous …Bk1905 Sc.
– ILL-TRICKED roguish, mischievous …1873 Sc.
– ILL-TRICKY mischievous, roguish …1873 Sc.
– MAKESHIFT of persons: shifty, roguish …1592 obs.
– MAKE-SHIFTY shifty, roguish …1858
– RAPSCALLION roguish, rascally, knavish …1711
– RAPSCALLIONLY rascally, roguish, knavish …1832
– SLY playfully mischievous or malicious; roguish, waggish …a1771
 
ROGUE etc. – NOUNS
– CATZERIE roguery …L16 sl.
– DEVILMENT mischief, teasing, frolicking, roguery, trickery …1844 Amer. dial.
– DEVILTRY mischief, teasing, frolicking, roguery, trickery, wickedness, devilry …1839 Sc. & Amer. dial.
– FAW-GANG a gang of gypsies, rogues, or beggars …1777
– PALLIARDRY roguery, knavery; lechery, fornication …1513 obs.
– PALLIARDY roguery, knavery; lechery, fornication …c1560 obs.
– RASCALMENT roguery, knavery, rascalry …1832 nonce word
– RASCALRY roguery, knavery …1868
– RATBAGGERY acting like a rogue or eccentric …L19 sl., orig. Aust. & NZ
– SCALLYWAGGERY roguery, political opportunism …L19 sl.
– SCALLYWAGISM roguery, political opportunism …L19 sl.
– YOUR ROGUESHIP a mock title of respect given to a rogue …L16
 
ROGUE etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– ABRAM-COVE a lusty strong rogue …Bk1699 sl.
– ANOINTER a scapegrace, a complete rogue or rascal, a mischievous fellow …1884 Eng. dial.
– ARTIST a person who practices artifice, deception, cunning, etc., a schemer, a rogue …1648
– BAD EGG a rogue, a villain, a scoundrel, a rascal, a worthless fellow …1847 sl., orig. US
– BAD HAT a scoundrel, a ne’er-do-well; a rogue; an untrustworthy person; a troublemaker; a habitual brawler; a dangerous individual …1831 sl.
– BAD LOT a rogue, a villain, an untrustworthy person …1848 sl.
– BADMASH one following evil courses; a bad, wicked, or disreputable fellow; a villainous man; a rascal, a scoundrel, a rogue; a hooligan, a ruffian …1843 Anglo-Indian
– BAD ‘UN a rogue, an untrustworthy person …1823 sl.
– BESONIAN a term of contempt for a needy beggar, a base fellow, a knave, a rogue, a rascal …1611 obs.
– BILLY BENTIE a smart roguish boy …1825 Sc.
– BLACK a shabby rogue; a blackguard …1797 UK sl.
– BOINARD a fool, a simpleton; a rogue, a rascal, a scoundrel, a low person; a term of reproach …a1300 obs.
– CAD an ill-bred, ill-mannered lout; one who behaves dishonourably or who lacks the instincts of a gentleman; an upper-class rogue …1827 sl.
– CARTSO;  CARTZO a rogue or rascal …L16 sl.
– CATAIAN a rogue, a scoundrel, a rascal, a knave, a blackguard; a sharper …1598 obs.
– CATSO;  CATZO a base fellow; a rogue, rascal, scamp …1602 sl. obs.
– CAZZO a rogue or rascal …L16 sl.
– COISTRIL;  CUSTREL a worthless or contemptible person; a knave, a rogue; later, a cowardly or timorous person; a foolish or inexperienced youth …1570 arch.
– CLOWES;  CLOWS a rogue …L17 Brit. cant
– CRACK HALTER a rogue, a villain …16C sl.
– CRACK HEMP a rogue, a villain …16C sl.
– CUSTRON an assistant to a chef or cook; a kitchen servant, a scullion; also, a term of abuse, a man of low birth or status; a knave, a rogue, a scoundrel …c1400 arch.
– DAMBER a rogue, a rascal …M17 sl.
– DEAD-NAP a cheat; a downright rogue …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– FLASH-MAN a rogue, a thief; the landlord of a ‘flash-case’ …1789 sl.
– GADDERMAN a rogue; someone too wise for his years …Bk1997 Ulster sl.
– GADLING a term of contempt or abuse; a worthless person; a rogue …a1300
– GALLOWS a person of bad character; a rascal, a rogue; one deserving the gallows …1598
– GEDLING a term of contempt or abuse; a worthless person; a rogue; an idle vagabond …a1300
– A GILD ROGUE a great wag or rogue …1825 Sc.
– GILPEY;  GILPIE;  GILPY a frolicsome young fellow; a roguish or mischievous boy…1718 Sc. obs.
– GIPSY a cunning rogue …a1633 obs.
– HARLOT a vagabond, a vagrant; a beggar, a rogue, a rascal, a villain, a low fellow, a knave …a1225 obs.
– JACK-THE-LAD (a nickname for) a troublemaker or rogue, esp. one regarded with both admiration and mistrust; someone noticeably sharper, smarter, or smugger than the rest; a young impudent man; a popular villain; also, a wanted criminal…1981 Brit. colloq.
– JAIL-BIRD a term of reproach; an incorrigible rogue …1603
– LADRONE a vague term of reproach; a rogue, rascal, blackguard; a lazy knave …a1557 Sc.
– LAMMOCK a rogue, a rascal …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– LATHERIN a vague term of reproach; a rogue, a blackguard …1789 Sc.
– LAYDRON a vague term of reproach; a rogue, a blackguard …1706 Sc.
– LIMMER a rogue, a rascal, a knave, a scoundrel …1456 obs. exc. Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– LOREL a worthless person; a dissolute person; a low, disreputable fellow; a rogue, a scoundrel …1362 obs.
– MAKESHIFT one who is given to making shifts; a shifty person, a rogue …1565 obs.
– MASSE-STAPLER a rogue disguised as a woman …18C Brit. sl.
– MONIMENT a ridiculous or objectionable person; a laughingstock, a fool, a rogue …1866 Sc.
– MONUMENT a ridiculous or objectionable person; a laughingstock, a fool, a rogue …1866 Sc.
– NICKUM;  KNICKUM a scamp, a rogue, a mischievous boy …1804 Sc. 
– OLD SETTLER an experienced rogue …1872 US criminals’ sl. obs.
– OLLI COMPOLLI ‘the name of one of the principle rogues of the canting crew’ …L17 UK criminals’ sl. 
– PICARA a female rogue or adventurer
– PICARO a male roguish adventurer
– PICAROON;  PICKAROON an adventurer or rogue …17C arch.
– QUAIST a rascal, a rogue, a wag …1880 Sc. obs.
– QUEEF an engaging, roguish girl …1923 Sc.
– THE QUEER THIEF OF THE WORLD a thief, a rogue …1896 Ireland
– RABSCALLION a rascal, a knave, a rogue; a vagabond, a scamp; a worthless wretch …1699
– RADICAL a wild, unruly person; a rogue, a blackguard, a rascal …19C Sc. & Eng. dial.
– RAMPALLION a ruffian, a villain, a scoundrel, a rogue, a knave, a rascal …1593 obs.
 RAMPALLION a female rampallion, knave, rogue, rascal …1602 obs.
– RAPSCALLION a worthless wretch; a rascal, a rogue, a scamp; a wild, reckless fellow; a vagabond; a ne’er-do-well …1699
– RASCALLION a low, mean or worthless wretch or rascal; a rogue, a knave …1649 rare
– RATBAG a term of abuse; a rogue, an eccentric …1890 sl., orig. Aust. & NZ
– RENEGATE a reprobate, an unprincipled person, a rogue, a rascal …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCAB a term of abuse; a mean, low scurvy fellow; an unpleasant or despicable man; a mean or contemptible person; a rascal, a scoundrel, a rogue …1590
– SCAB an unpleasant or despicable female; a female rogue …a1700
– SCALAWAG;  SCALLAWAG;  SKALAWAG;  SKALLAWAG a rogue; a rascal; a scamp; a good-for-nothing; a deceiver …1848 Amer. dial.
– SCALLY a young man who may range from a lovable rogue to a hooligan …1986 Brit. sl.
– SCALLYWAG a rogue; a rascal; a scamp; a good-for-nothing; a deceiver …1848 Amer. dial.
– SCAMP a young or playful rogue …1837
– SCANDERBEG a rogue, a rascal, a knave …a1635 obs.
– SCAPEGRACE a man or boy of reckless and disorderly habits; a careless, idle, harebrained fellow; a graceless, good-for-nothing fellow; a ne’er-do-well; a complete rogue or rascal; a habitually unscrupulous person; a scamp (rarely applied to a female) …1809
– SCAPE-RAPE one who has escaped hanging; a rogue …1836 Sc.
– SCELLUM;  SCHELLAM a rascal, a scamp, a rogue, a scoundrel, a villain …1611 arch.
– SCHAVEL a rogue …1861 Sc. obs.
– SCHELLUM a rogue, a rascal …1814 Sc. obs.
– SCHELM a rogue, a rascal …1814 Sc. obs.
– SCOWBANK a loafer, a rogue, a rascal …1881 sl.
– SCOWBANKER a loafer; a rogue, a rascal …1864 sl.
– SCOWDER a term of contempt for a rogue or scamp; one likely to be singed in hell …1894 Sc. 
– SINNER a reprobate, rogue; an offender against some rule or custom …1809
– SKEESICKS;  SKEEZACKS;  SKEEZECKS;  SKEEZICKS a rogue, a ne’er-do-well …1850 US sl.
– SKEESTER a rascal, a rogue; a term of endearment for a child …1966 Amer. dial.
– SKEETER a rascal, a rogue; a term of endearment for a child …1966 Amer. dial.
– SKELL a villain, a rogue, esp. a vagrant who lives on the streets; a street derelict who may be a villain …1957 US sl.
– SKELLUM a rascal, a scamp, a rogue, a scoundrel, a villain …1611 arch.
– SKELM a rascal, a scamp, a rogue, a scoundrel, a villain …1611 arch.
– SON OF A GUN a rogue, rascal …sl.
– SPALPEEN a disagreeable, miserable, or contemptible person; a low, mean, or good-for-nothing fellow; a worthless person; a rogue, a rascal, a scamp …1815 Irish
– TASTRILL a saucy, impudent child; one who is badly behaved; a mischievous character; a cunning rogue, a rascal …Bk1892 Eng. dial.
– TILT a cant name for some species of rogue …1620 sl. obs.
– TITIVILLER a bad or vile character, a scoundrel, a rogue, a rascal, a knave, a villain …1500 obs. rare
– UNCONSCIONABLE an arrant rogue …1825
– VAGABOND a disreputable or worthless person; an idle, good-for-nothing fellow; a rascal or rogue …1686
– VAGRANT a disreputable or worthless person; an idle, good-for-nothing fellow; a rascal or rogue …1452
– VARLET a person of a low, mean, or knavish disposition; a have, a rogue, a rascal …1555
– WAGHALTER one who is likely to swing in a halter; a ‘gallows-bird’ ; a rogue, knave, or rascal worthy of hanging…1570 obs.
– WAG-PASTIE;  WAG-PASTY a mischievous rogue; a rascal, an urchin; a term of contempt …a1553 obs.
– WAG-WITH one who is likely to swing in a halter; a ‘gallows-bird’; a rogue, knave, or rascal worthy of hanging  …1611 obs.
– WANTON a person, esp. a child, of playful, roguish or sportive conduct; sometimes used as a term of endearment …1589 obs.
– WARLOT a rogue, a rascal, a scoundrel …1584 Sc.
– WIDDIEFOO;  WIDDIEFOW;  WIDDIEFU;  WIDDYFU one fit to fill a hangman’s noose; a gallows-bird; a scoundrel; a scamp, a rogue, a mischievous person, a romp; a person of small stature and short temper …1721 Sc.
– WIDE BOY a rogue, a ne’er-do-well …1937 Brit. sl.
– WIDE-OH a villain; a petty criminal; a rogue …1988 Sc. sl.
– WIDO a villain; a petty criminal; a rogue; a hooligan …1935 Sc. sl.
– WILY-PIE a crafty or cunning fellow; a sly rogue …c1450 obs.
– WITCH-CAT a mischievous, high-spirited person, esp. a child; a frolicsome girl, a roguish boy …1844 Amer. dial.
– WITHERON a rogue …Bk1866 Sc.
– WORRY-BOGGLE a rogue, a rascal …1718 Sc.
 
ROGUE etc. – PHRASES
– MORE R THAN F applied to one who is more rogue than fool, esp. to a servant that seemed foolish …c1860 sl.
 
ROGUE etc. – VERBS
– BEROGUE to call one a rogue; to abuse …1673 obs.
– PLAY THE JACK to play the rogue or knave; to do a mean trick …1609 obs.
– SACKER to seem innocent when up to roguery; to tell false tales of distress …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
 
ROISTER, ROISTERER, ROISTERING – ADJECTIVES
– BACCHANAL indulging in drunken revelry; riotously drunken; roistering …1711
– BACCHANALIAN given to drunken revelry; riotously drunken, roistering …1565
– BACCHICAL riotously drunken, roistering, jovial …1663 obs.
– BACCHIC riotously drunken, roistering, jovial …1699
– RACKETTYING noisy; roistering; pleasure-seeking …Bk19C Eng. dial.
– RAFFIN roistering, merry, boisterously hearty …1721 Sc.
– RANTING romping, roistering …1888 Eng. dial.
– RATCHETTY noisy, roistering; pleasure-seeking, mischievous …1894 Eng. dial.
– RATCHETY noisy, roistering; pleasure-seeking, mischievous …1894 Eng. dial.
– TORY-RORY boisterous, uproarious, roaring, roistering, swaggering, wild …1678 obs.
 
ROISTER etc. – NOUNS
– HAYDIGEES high spirits; merriment, roistering …1829 Eng. dial.
– HIGH-DEGREES high spirits; merriment, roistering …1829 Eng. dial.
– HIGHDIGEES high spirits; merriment, roistering …1829 Eng. dial.
– TOM-AND-JERRYISM drunken roistering, window-breaking, and the like …1852
 
ROISTER etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– BACCHANT a priest, priestess, or inspired votary of Bacchus; hence, a drunken reveller; a roisterer …1699
– BLOOD a rake; a roisterer; an aristocratic rowdy …M16 sl.
– CARE-AWAY a reckless fellow, a roisterer …1575 obs.
– EPHESIAN a boon companion; a jolly fellow; a roisterer; a toper, a drunkard …1597 obs.
– FLAG OF DEFIANCE a drunken roisterer …Bk1893 sl.
– GAY GREEK a merry, boisterous or dissolute person; a roisterer; a person of loose habits …1536 rare
– GLADIATHOR a fine fellow; a roisterer; a fighter, a boastful, quarrelsome fellow; a keeper, one set to watch over anything …1889 Ireland
– OATMEAL a profligate roisterer; an urban rowdy …c1620 colloq.
– RAG-RIVER one addicted to romping; a tomboy, a roisterer …B1900 Eng. dial.
– RATTLER a roisterer; a wild liver …1831 Eng. dial.
– ROISTER a roisterer …M16 arch.
– ROISTER-DOISTER a roisterer or swaggering or noisy reveller…a1553 obs.
– SCOW-BANGERILL a roisterer …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– TEARER a person who tears or rushes along or about; a blustering or violent person; a ranter, roisterer, swaggerer, thug, or bully …1664
– TEAR-ROGUE a roistering disreputable fellow …1685 obs.
– TEAR-THE-WIND a violent, roistering, daredevil character …1905 Sc. 
– TORY-RORY a roisterer, a swaggerer …a1857 obs.
 
ROISTER etc. – VERBS
– ROIST to roister; enjoy oneself noisily or boisterously; to behave uproariously; to revel …M16 obs.
 
ROLE MODEL – NOUNS
– MY NIGGA;  MY NIGGER a major influence, a role-model, a close friend …1960s African-American sl.
 
ROLL, ROLLING – ADJECTIVES
– VOLUBILOUS apt to roll or turn …1658 obs.
 
ROLL etc. – NOUNS
– ADVOLUTION a rolling towards …1731 obs.
 
ROLL etc. – VERBS
– FUSSOCK to roll about in an unwieldy way …1782 obs.
– OBVOLVE to cause to roll round or revolve …1649 obs.
– REEMLE to roll or push forward …Bk1904 Sc.
– RUMPLE-TUMPLE to roll; to roll in play down a declivity .,..1885 Sc.
– SCAMBLE to scramble, to sprawl, to roll awkwardly about …1866 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCOW-BANK of a child: to roll, to loll about …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRAFFLE;  SKRAFFLE to struggle; to force one’s way with difficulty; to scramble; to creep, to roll; to tumble …1790 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– TIRL to cause to twirl or move rapidly; to cause to roll or whirl; to turn, to turn over; to overturn …1816 Sc.
– TITUBATE to stagger, to stumble, to trip, to reel, to totter; to rock, roll …1575 rare
– WALLOW of a round object (stone, wheel): to roll along the ground; to move, be revolving or rotating …c888 obs.
– WALLOW AROUND to roll, to rumble someone or something on a surface or in some soft or sticky substance; to push or stir something about …1833 Amer. dial.
– WALTER to roll about; to toss to and fro …c1375 obs.
 WALTER to roll to and fro; to move from side to side; to tumble or toss about; to lie sprawling on the ground, in mire, etc. …c1400 obs.
– WAMBLE to turn and twist the body about; to roll or wriggle about, to roll over and over …c1420 obs. exc. Eng. dial. obs.
 
ROLLER DERBY – NOUNS
– KILL in roller derby: an extended attack on the other team’s jammer (a skater who is eligible to score) …1999 US sl.
– THE RACE the game of roller derby …1960s US sl.
 
ROLLER DERBY – NOUNS, PERSON
– WHITE SHIRT in roller derby: a skater who plays honourably and is seen as the ‘good guy’, usually from the team designated as the home team …1999 US sl.
 
ROLLICKING – ADJECTIVES
– MERRICKING rollicking, ‘up to a lark’ …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– RATTLING lively, brisk, noisy; rollicking, wild …1749 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– REEMLE-RAMMLE a great noise; noisy, rollicking conduct; a noisy, rambling speech or tale …Bk1904 Sc.
– TEARING-DOWN of a person or occasion: boisterous, rollicking, rip-roaring …1845 Amer. dial.
– TITTUPING rollicking, lively, merry …1796
– TITUBANT rollicking, tipsy …1817 rare
 
ROLL OVER – VERBS
– BELK to roll over, to fall down …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
 
ROMAN CATHOLIC – see CATHOLIC
 
ROMANCE, ROMANTIC – ADJECTIVES
– ROMANICAL characterized by romance, romantic …1665 obs.
 
ROMANCE etc. – NOUNS
– DIRTY WEEKEND a romantic or sexually adventurous weekend (away from home) spent with your lover, or with your partner or spouse but without your children …1963 UK sl.
– ITEM two people having a romantic or sexual relationship …colloq.
– ROMANTRICKS romantic tricks, lovers’ acts …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– YEDDING a song; a speech, a discourse; romance in verse …c950 obs.
 
ROMANCE etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– BASHERT a person’s predestined romantic partner; a soulmate …1975 Jewish usage
– BAT an old romantic woman …Bk1945 jive usage
– BIROMANTIC a person who is romantically attached to both men and women …1997
– DON JUAN a handsome, suave, and romantic man …Bk1995 US sl.
– HOT ITEM a couple having a romantic relationship …1980s US sl.
– MISS RIGHT a compatible partner in romance …Bk1958
– SIDE SQUEEZE a partner in romance other than your primary partner; a romantic affair …1991 US sl.
 
ROMANCE etc. – VERBS
– CARRY SOMEONE’S BAGS to be romantically involved with someone …1973 US sl.
– CRASH AND BURN to fail brilliantly with a romance …Bk2006 US sl.
– HITCH ON to strike up an acquaintance or a romance with a young woman …1860 Amer. sl.
 
ROMANIA – NOUNS, PERSON
– WALACH a member of a Romanic-speaking race widely disseminated in south-eastern Europe, principally in Romania; a Vlach …1786
– WALACHIAN;  WALLACHIAN a member of a Romanic-speaking race widely disseminated in south-eastern Europe, principally in Romania; a Vlach …1603
 
ROME – see Italy
 
ROMP, ROMPING, ROMPISH – ADJECTIVES
– HALLOCKIT wild, romping; light, giddy; crazy, half-witted …1787 Sc.
– MECKANT romping, frolicsome …Bk1905 Sc.
– RAMMISH of children: boisterous, romping …1825 Sc.
– RAMP wild, bold, wanton, unrestrained, rompish; full of rude health and spirits …1713 Sc.
– RAMPING romping, frolicking, frolicsome …1697 obs.
– RAMPISH giving to romping or frolicking …1530 obs. rare
– RAMPY romping …1896 Sc.
– RANTING romping, roistering …1888 Eng. dial.
 
ROMP etc. – NOUNS
– DAFFERY merriment, fun; romping …1790 Sc.
– DAFFRY merriment, fun; romping …1790 Sc.
– GALLIERS a confused noise among a number of people; a romping bout …1810 Eng. dial.
– MENDING THE MUCK-HEAP a vulgar romp …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– OLIPRANCE rude, boisterous merriment; a romp …c1700 Eng. dial.
– RAG-ROWSTERING rough games, romps, rustic play …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– RAG-ROWTERING rough games, romps, rustic play …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– RALLY a piece of boisterous fun; a romp …1815 Sc.
– RAMP a romp, a scuffle; a boisterous struggle …1818 Sc.
– RAMPING a frolicking, romping …1657 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– RAMPS romps, frolics …1747 obs. rare
– RAMSKEERIE a wild, hilarious romp; one who is almost hysterical as a result of this …1880 Sc.
– REE-RAW a drinking bout; a noisy romp; a state of confusion; a disturbance, turmoil …1854
– SCOPPERLOIT a romp; rough, indelicate play …1878 Eng. dial.
– TEARATION romping; noisy, boisterous play …B1900 Eng. dial.
– TRAIN a frolic, a romp …a1861 Amer. dial.
 
ROMP etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– BAGGAGE a flirtatious young woman; an impudent, romping, saucy girl …1672 sl.
– BESSIE;  BESSY an ill-mannered, romping, or bad-tempered woman or girl; a light-headed girl; a scold, a virago …1866 Sc. 
– CAMP a romp; applied to both sexes …1825 Sc.
– GAL-BOY a romping girl, a tomboy; a mannish or masculine woman …1848 Amer. dial.
– GIGELOT a strumpet; a romping girl …Bk1888 obs.
– GIGGLE a giggling, laughing, romping girl …1611 obs.
– GIGGLET a laughing romp, a tomboy …Bk1891 Eng. dial.
– GIGLET a giddy, laughing, romping girl; a merry, light-hearted, playful girl …a1340
– GIGLO a merry, light-hearted, laughing, romping girl; a giddy, silly, thoughtless girl …a1340
– GIGLOT a merry, light-hearted, laughing, romping girl; a giddy, flighty, silly, thoughtless girl …a1340
– GILLY-GAWKIE a long-made and romping girl …Bk1876 Sc.
– HALLOCKIT a noisy, restless person; a romp, a hoyden …1787 Sc.
– HIGHTY-TIGHTY a romping or rude girl …a1700 obs.
– HOMMOCKS an awkward, clumsy person; a tall, slatternly or romping girl …B1900 Eng. dial.
– LAD-LASS a rough, romping girl; a tomboy …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– LAD-LOUPER a romp, a tomboy; a forward girl …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– LAD-WENCH a rough, romping girl; a tomboy …1895 Eng. dial.
– MOLLY-HAWN a hoyden; a boisterous, noisy girl, a romp …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– RAG-RIVER one addicted to romping; a tomboy, a roisterer …B1900 Eng. dial.
– RAG-ROWTER one who plays roughly, a romper …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– RAMMACKS a romp; a boisterous child …19C Eng. dial.
– RAMP a romp; a tomboy …1896 Sc.
– RAMP-SCUTTLE a romp; a tomboy …Bk1905 Sc.
– RAMSKEERIE a wild, hilarious romp; one who is almost hysterical as a result of this …1880 Sc.
– RANTIPOLE;  RANTIPOLL a rude, romping boy or girl; a wild, ill-behaved or reckless person; a scold, a termagant, a shrew; a dissolute person …a1700 rare
– RANTIPOW a termagant; a romping, boisterous child; a clumsy person …1807 Eng. dial.
– REEL-ABOUT a lively romping person …B1900 Sc.
– REUL an unruly person or animal; a rude, unmannerly clown, a romp, a fidget …1897 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– RIPSTICK a romping, boisterous child; a harum-scarum or rough person …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– RIPSTITCH a romping, boisterous, irrepressible child who is always ‘ripping his stitches,’ i.e., tearing his clothes; a wild, reckless person …Bk1875 Eng. dial.
– SCALLOP an awkward girl; an untidy, romping girl; a tomboy …Bk1869 Eng. dial.
– SCALLOPS an awkward girl; an untidy, romping girl; a tomboy …Bk1855 Eng. dial. 
– SCATHELY a young romp …Bk1904 Sc.
– STRIDEWALLOPS a tall, long-legged girl; a tomboy, a romp …B1900 Eng. dial. obsolescent
– TAG a wild, romping girl …Bk1888 Eng. dial.
– TAPSALTEERIE a wild romping or untidy child …1865 Sc. obs.
– TAPSILEERIE a wild romping or untidy child …1865 Sc. obs.
– TASSEY;  TASSY;  TAZIE;  TAZZY a mischievous child; a foolish, romping girl; a silly fellow …1808 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– TEAR-BACK a romping child; a romping. hoydenish person … B1900 Eng. dial.
– TEAR-RAG a rude, boisterous child; a romp, one always getting into mischief and tearing his clothes … B1900 Eng. dial.
– TOMBOY a wild, romping girl …1592
– TOM-RIG a strumpet; a romping girl, a tomboy …1668 obs.
– TRAINER one who romps …1890 Amer. dial.
– WIDDIEFOO;  WIDDIEFOW;  WIDDIEFU;  WIDDYFU one fit to fill a hangman’s noose; a gallows-bird; a scoundrel; a scamp, a rogue, a mischievous person, a romp; a person of small stature and short temper …1721 Sc.
– WOOD-SCUD a mad, romping boy or girl …1825 Sc
 
ROMP etc. – VERBS
– CAMP to play the romp …1825 Sc.
– FLINK to romp, to frolic; to flirt …1908 Sc. 
​- GAMMOCK to frolic, to romp, to lark about, to play pranks …1854 chiefly Eng. dial.
– LADDER to lounge about idly; to behave in a giddy, romping manner …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– LALDER to lounge about idly; to behave in a giddy, romping manner …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– LILDER to lounge about idly; to behave in a giddy, romping manner …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– MANK to prank, to romp; to play tricks; to pretend to work, to gossip …1864 Eng. dial.
– MARLOCK to play, to frolic, to gambol, to romp …1863 Eng. dial.
– RAG-ROWTER to romp, to indulge in rough play …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– RALLACK to romp; to run after pleasure instead of attending to business …1790 Eng. dial.
– RALLY to crowd, to press round, to bunch together; to romp around together …1866 Sc.
– RAMBLE to romp, to dance with gusto …1790 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– RAMBLE UP to romp …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– RAMMACK;  RAMMICK;  RAMMOCK;  RAMMUCK to romp; to rush about riotously; to clamber about …1884 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– RAMP to romp, to frolic, to prance …1657 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– RAMPLE to romp, to scramble …1873 Sc.
– RAMSACK to romp; to turn topsy-turvy …1892 Eng. dial.
– RANGE to rush about noisily and roughly; to romp …1890 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– RANNACK to be noisy and rough; to romp about wildly …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– RANT to frolic, to romp; to be jovial, boisterous, uproariously gay or merry; to lead a gay or dissolute life; also, to sing or talk loudly …1598
– RANTIPOLE to go about or behave in a romping, rude, or noisy fashion …1712
– RATTLE to play noisily, to romp …1870 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– REEL to romp, to rush; to travel, to roam …1791 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– REEL-ABOUT to go to and fro in a rambling and noisy way; to romp; to whirl round in a dance …1737 Sc.
– RIP-ROODLE to romp, to go tearing about …1909 Amer. dial.
– ROIL to play or frolic, esp. in a rough manner; to romp …L18 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– SCABER to dash, to romp …1933 Amer. dial.
– SCAPER to dash, to romp …1933 Amer. dial.
– SCOPPERLOIT to romp; to play roughly and rudely …B1900 Eng. dial.
– SMOLLICK to romp, to cavort; to engage in sexual play …1913 Amer. dial.
– TEEHOSS to romp vulgarly or rudely …1892 Eng. dial.
– TRAIN to frolic, to romp, to ‘carry on’ …1877 Amer. dial.
– WALLOCH to dance, skip, or romp in a noisy manner …1847 Sc. 
 
ROOF – ADJECTIVES
– SIDE of a house roof: high or steep …c1440 obs.
 
ROOF – NOUNS
– DECK the roof of a building or its highest floor at a stage of building …20C sl.
– EAVESING the eaves of a house or stack; formerly used also for ‘roof’ and hence, for ‘dwelling’ …a1225 obs.
– ESKING a sloping roof …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– FUST the ridge of the roof of a house …1679 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– LAQUEAR a roof, the inward roof of a house; the roof of a chamber embowed, channelled, and done with fret-work …1706
– LAQUEARY the roof of a chamber …1656 obs. rare
– LIGHTNING-SPLITTER a roof that comes to a sharp peak …1992 Amer. dial.
– RIFFLE a break in a roof made by a strong wind carrying away the slates or thatch …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SIDENESS height of a roof …c1440 obs.
– TILE the covering of a roof, roofing …1611 obs. rare
 
ROOF – VERBS
– REAR to put the roof on a new house; to finish a building …1853 Eng. dial.
– RIFFLE of the wind: to tear off the roof of a house …1891 Eng. dial.
– TIRL to unroof; to tear off the thatch or slates of a roof; to uncover a house …1721 Sc.
 
ROOKIE – NOUNS, PERSON
– STRAWFOOT a rookie …US Civil War usage
 
ROOM – ADJECTIVES (see HOUSE for various rooms)
– FAT of a room: full of dense air …1596 obs.
– GABBERN of rooms, houses, etc.: comfortless, bare; large, ill-proportioned or ill-contrived …1790 Eng. dial.
 
ROOM – NOUNS
– ACHE a large comfortable room or place …1895 Eng. dial.
– AEDICULE a small house or room; also, a niche for a statue …1832
– BACHIE a room or any small place kept by a man for sole living or for conducting love affairs away from the family home …20C W. Indies
– BATCHY a room where a man lives alone or brings women for sex …1996 Guyana
– BAY one of the rooms of a cottage or one-storied house …Bk1898 Eng. dial. & Ireland
– BEN the inner room …1791-9 Sc. & N. Eng. & Amer. dial.
– BEN-END the best room in a house; hence, the best part of anything …1892 Sc.
– BEN-HOUSE the inner or principal room …Bk1898 Sc.
– BEN-ROOM the best room in a house …1891 Sc.
– BOAR’S NEST an untidy or messy room or house …1950 Amer. dial.
– BOAR’S ROOM an untidy or messy room …1966 Amer. dial.
– BOWER an inner room; a parlour …Bk1911 Sc.
– BUT the outer room of a house, esp. of a two-roomed cottage …1950 Amer. dial.
– CABIN a small room; a bedroom, a boudoir …1594 obs.
– CABINET a small chamber or room; a private apartment, a boudoir …1565 arch. or obs.
– CABOOSE a cubby-hole, a small room …M19 US sl.
– CABOOSE any form of place or room …M19 US sl.
– CAGE a depressing room or apartment …1970s US homosexual sl.
– DIMMERY a dark, ill-lighted room or passage …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– GALDERIC a large room; a gallery …Bk1900 Sc.
– GARDEROBE properly, a locked-up chamber in which articles of dress, stores, etc. are kept, a storeroom, wardrobe; hence, a private room, a bed-chamber; also, a privy …1333-4 now only Hist.
– HAKE a large comfortable room or place …1895 Eng. dial.
– MAIL-ROOMS hired rooms; rooms for which rent is paid …1845 Sc.
– MUCKHOLE a filthy, unappetizing place or room …1900s sl.
– PIGGERY a room that is rarely cleaned or tidied but which is very much the private concern of its occupant …L19 sl.
– RACK a room or apartment …1993 US sl.
– RAG-AND-BONE SHOP a very dirty, filthy, untidy room …c1880 colloq.
– REC ROOM a room in a house used by the family for relaxation and entertainment …US & Can. colloq.
– SNUGGERY a snug, cosy, or comfortable room, house, etc., esp. a room of small size into which a person retires for seclusion or quiet  …1815
– TIP a dirty or untidy room …1983 sl.
– WALL-ROOTS the bottom part of the room, usually covered by a skirting-board …Bk1905 Eng, dial.
– WARDROBE a private chamber; esp. a sleeping apartment …a1300 obs.
 
ROOM – NOUNS, PERSON
– ROOM-SETTER one who lets rooms without attendance …1773 Sc.
 
ROOM – PHRASES
– THE DEVIL HAD A FIT IN HERE suggests a very untidy or messy house or room …1966 Amer. dial.
– THE DEVIL HAD AN AUCTION AND HASN’T TAKEN HIS GOODS AWAY suggests a very untidy or messy house or room …1967 Amer. dial.
– THE DEVIL HAD AN AUCTION suggests a very untidy or messy house or room …1950 Amer. dial.
– THE DEVIL HAS STIRRED IT UP WITH A PITCHFORK said of an untidy house or room …1967 Amer. dial.
 
ROOM – VERBS
– DO OUT to clean a room …1728 sl.
– TAKE THE DOOR OVER ONE’S HEAD to leave a room …1892 Sc.
 
ROOM (space) – NOUNS
– SCOTS ROOM room to swing the arms to their full extent …1866 Sc.
– SCOUTH AND ROUTH freedom, room to range …Bk1904 Sc.
– SCOUTH room, freedom, liberty to range, scope …1742 Sc.
– SCOWTH room, freedom, liberty to range, scope …1742 Sc.
 
ROOMING HOUSE – see LODGING
 
ROOMMATE – NOUNS, PERSON
– BUNKIE a roommate; a sleeping companion …Amer. World War I sl.
– OLD GAL a roommate (of the same sex) …1929 US college sl.
– OLD GIRL;  OLE GIRL a college boy’s roommate …1940s African-American students’ sl.
– OLD LADY a roommate (of the same sex) …1929 US college sl.
 
ROOMY – ADJECTIVES
– CAPABLE able to hold much; roomy, capacious …1594 obs.
– LARGE allowing plenty of room; spacious, roomy, capacious …a1225 obs.
– ROOMTHSOME spacious, roomy …1599 obs.
– SCOUTHIE, SCOWTHIE capacious, roomy, bulky, big …1866 Sc. 
 
ROOSEVELT, THEODORE
– BULL MOOSE Theodore Roosevelt, twenty-sixth US President …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– DRIVING FORCE, THE Theodore Roosevelt, twenty-sixth US President …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– DYNAMO OF POWER Theodore Roosevelt, twenty-sixth US President …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– FOUR EYES Theodore Roosevelt, twenty-sixth US President …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– GREAT WHITE CHIEF Theodore Roosevelt, twenty-sixth US President …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– HAPPY WARRIOR, THE Theodore Roosevelt, twenty-sixth US President …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– HAROUNAL ROOSEVELT Theodore Roosevelt, twenty-sixth US President …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– HERO OF SAN JUAN HILL Theodore Roosevelt, twenty-sixth US President …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– MAN ON HORSEBACK Theodore Roosevelt, twenty-sixth US President …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– OLD LION Theodore Roosevelt, twenty-sixth US President …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– ROUGH RIDER Theodore Roosevelt, twenty-sixth US President …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– TEDDY Theodore Roosevelt, twenty-sixth US President …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– TELESCOPE TEDDY Theodore Roosevelt, twenty-sixth US President …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– THEODORE THE MEDDLER Theodore Roosevelt, twenty-sixth US President …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– TRUST-BUSTER, THE Theodore Roosevelt, twenty-sixth US President …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– WIELDER OF THE BIG STICK Theodore Roosevelt, twenty-sixth US President …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 
ROOSTER – NOUNS
– CHICKEN-COCK a rooster …1859 Amer. dial.
 
ROOT – NOUNS
– ABLAQUEATION the breaking up or removal of the soil around the roots of trees; the laying bare of roots …c1420 obs.
 
ROOT – VERBS
– ABERUNCATE to pull up by the roots; to extirpate utterly …1731 obs.
– ABLAQUEATE to loosen or remove the soil round the roots of trees, so as to let their fibres spread out; a term of Roman husbandry …c1420 obs. rare
 
ROOT CELLAR – NOUNS
– SASS HOLE a place to store vegetables, esp. garden vegetables; a root cellar …1906 Amer. dial.