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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French roué.

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NounEdit

roué (plural roués)

  1. A debauched or lecherous person.
    • 2005, Richard Brooks and Stuart Wavell, "Rumpole takes a great big spanking", The Sunday Times, August 14, 2005:
      The old roué, twice married and patriarch of an extended family, never concealed the fact that he was “a ladies’ man”.

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EtymologyEdit

Past participle of rouer (to break upon a wheel; to beat harshly), from the belief that such individuals deserve such a punishment. Rouer derives from the Latin rota (wheel), from Proto-Indo-European *ret- (to run, to roll).

NounEdit

roué m (plural roués, feminine rouée)

  1. A roué, a debauched or lecherous person

VerbEdit

roué m (feminine singular rouée, masculine plural roués, feminine plural rouées)

  1. past participle of rouer

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French roi, from Latin rēx, rēgem, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (ruler, king).

NounEdit

roué m (plural roués)

  1. (France) king

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