Definition of "roving" []

  • Travelling around, rather than staying in a fixed place (adjective)
  • Playing as a rover (adjective)
  • The act of wandering about (noun)
  • Wandering freely. (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Present participle of rove. (verb)
  • A long and narrow bundle of fibre, usually used to spin woollen yarn. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "roving" in a sentence
  • "After one more postdoctoral year which I spent in "roving" mode, spending time at Oxford, Harvard and Illinois, in the autumn of 1967 I took up a lectureship at the University of Sussex, where I was to spend the next fifteen years of my career."
  • "Olly's Onions: Obama in roving eye furore skip to main | skip to sidebar"
  • "The unteased roving is on the left, the teased is on the right."