|Origin:||Perhaps from rave 'to wander' (14-19 centuries), probably from a Scandinavian language|
1 [intransitive and transitive] written
to travel from one place to another [= roam]:
a salesman roving the country
someone who works for a newspaper or television company and moves from place to place
if someone's eyes rove, they look continuously from one part of something to another
Benedict's eyes roved boldly over her sleeping body.
to always be looking for a chance to have romantic relationships - often used humorously