scallywag

Definitions of scallywag
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n a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel

Synonyms:
knave, rapscallion, rascal, rogue, scalawag, varlet
Type of:
scoundrel, villain
a wicked or evil person; someone who does evil deliberately

n a white Southerner who supported Reconstruction policies after the American Civil War (usually for self-interest)

Synonyms:
scalawag
Type of:
bad person
a person who does harm to others

n one who is playfully mischievous

Synonyms:
imp, monkey, rapscallion, rascal, scalawag, scamp
Types:
brat, holy terror, little terror, terror
a very troublesome child
Type of:
child, fry, kid, minor, nestling, nipper, shaver, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, youngster
a young person of either sex

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