Like his Swedish counterpart, he is said to have a roving eye, which has not gone down well with Sofia, his Greek-born consort.
Her modus operandi is not unlike that of a roving investigative journalist.
But friends close to the couple say his roving eye kept roving.
According to Chinese media reports, roving gangs accosted people walking their dogs and beat the animals to death in the street.
You run into any trouble, and you let one of the roving guys know.
McTurk ambled round the corner, with a roving eye on all possible horizons.
My roving excursion this day had fatigued my body, and diverted my imagination.
Kajana's old mind was roving after other matters, to him more important than Spearman or the beautiful lost ship from Earth.
On the other hand, the quick, roving eye of the scout seldom rested.
Her helpless gaze, roving wildly from face to face, and resting nowhere, was like the gaze of a small animal caught in a trap.
"to wander with no fixed destination," 1530s (earliest sense was "to shoot arrows at a mark selected at pleasure or at random," late 15c.); possibly a Midlands dialectal variant of northern English and Scottish rave "to wander, stray," from Middle English raven, probably from Old Norse rafa "to wander, rove" (cf. rave (v.)). Influenced by rover, if not a back-formation from it. Related: Roved; roving.