Definition of drogue


  • a funnel-shaped device towed as a target by an airplane.
  • a truncated cloth cone mounted on a mast; used (e.g., at airports) to show the direction of the wind. Synonyms: air sock, air-sleeve, sock, wind cone, wind sleeve, wind sock, windsock.
  • restraint consisting of a canvas covered frame that floats behind a vessel; prevents drifting or maintains the heading into a wind. Synonyms: sea anchor.
  • a parachute used to decelerate an object that is moving rapidly. Synonyms: drogue chute, drogue parachute.

Words nearby drogue

brogue, rogue.

Rhymes with drogue

rogue, vogue.

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More information about drogue

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • drogue is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 8 points
  • drogue is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 8 points
  • drogue is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 10 points
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