• Rook Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. i.) To squat; to ruck.
  2. (n.) One of the four pieces placed on the corner squares of the board; a castle.
  3. (n.) Mist; fog. See Roke.
  4. (n.) A trickish, rapacious fellow; a cheat; a sharper.
  5. (n.) A European bird (Corvus frugilegus) resembling the crow, but smaller. It is black, with purple and violet reflections. The base of the beak and the region around it are covered with a rough, scabrous skin, which in old birds is whitish. It is gregarious in its habits. The name is also applied to related Asiatic species.
  6. (v. t. & i.) To cheat; to defraud by cheating.

Castle, Con, Defraud, Diddle, Gyp, Mulct, Swindle, Victimize,

• Rooky Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Misty; gloomy.

• Rookery Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A breeding place of other gregarious birds, as of herons, penguins, etc.
  2. (n.) A dilapidated building with many rooms and occupants; a cluster of dilapidated or mean buildings.
  3. (n.) The breeding ground of seals, esp. of the fur seals.
  4. (n.) The breeding place of a colony of rooks; also, the birds themselves.
  5. (n.) A brothel.