Roue meaning

ro͝o-ā
A man who recklessly indulges in sensual pleasures; a rake.
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A dissipated man; debauchee; rake.
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A debauched or lecherous person.
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Origin of roue

  • 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 rotate

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from French roué.

    From Wiktionary