Main definitions of Rob Roy in English

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Rob Roy1

proper noun

  • (1671–1734), Scottish outlaw; born Robert Macgregor. His reputation as a Robin Hood was exaggerated in Sir Walter Scott's novel of the same name (1817)

Pronunciation:

Rob Roy

/ˌräb ˈroi/

Main definitions of Rob Roy in English

: Rob Roy1Rob Roy2

Rob Roy2

noun

  • A cocktail made of Scotch whisky and vermouth.

    • ‘The days of Scotch and ginger ale, even a Rob Roy, are long over according to these pros.’
    • ‘Don't order things that are otherwise hard, like a Rob Roy, since downing them without alcohol will surely give you away as a novice drinker.’
    • ‘‘Well,’ grandpa explains, ‘there's also a Rob Roy, which is Vermouth and Scotch.’’

Pronunciation:

Rob Roy

/ˌräb ˈroi/