scallywag




Definitions of scallywag
  1. noun

    a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel

    synonyms:
    knave, rapscallion, rascal, rogue, scalawag, varlet
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    type of:

    scoundrel, villain

    a wicked or evil person; someone who does evil deliberately

  2. noun

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

    synonyms:
    scalawag
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    type of:

    bad person

    a person who does harm to others

  3. noun

    one who is playfully mischievous

    synonyms:
    imp, monkey, rapscallion, rascal, scalawag, scamp
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    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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