Definition of Rapscallion

1. Noun. A deceitful and unreliable scoundrel.

Exact synonyms: Knave, Rascal, Rogue, Scalawag, Scallywag, Varlet
Generic synonyms: Scoundrel, Villain
Derivative terms: Rascally



2. Noun. One who is playfully mischievous.
Exact synonyms: Imp, Monkey, Rascal, Scalawag, Scallywag, Scamp
Generic synonyms: Child, Fry, Kid, Minor, Nestling, Nipper, Shaver, Small Fry, Tiddler, Tike, Tyke, Youngster
Specialized synonyms: Brat, Holy Terror, Little Terror, Terror
Derivative terms: Monkey, Rascally

Definition of Rapscallion

1. n. A rascal; a good- for-nothing fellow.

Definition of Rapscallion

1. Noun. A rascal, scamp, rogue, or scoundrel. ¹

2. Noun. (attributive) Roguish, disreputable. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rapscallion

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rapscallion

rappels
rappen
rapper
rappers
rapping
rappings
rappini
rappoldite
rapport
rapporteur
rapporteurs
rapports
rapprochement
rapprochements
raps
rapscallion (current term)
rapscallionly
rapscallions
rapt
raptly
raptness
raptnesses
raptor
raptores
raptorial
raptorial bird
raptorious
raptorlike
raptors
raptour

Literary usage of Rapscallion

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1. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1902)
"But the poor rapscallion had a heart larger than many honest painstaking men. 1885. Daily Newt, «9 Sept. To give no goods to those rapscallion servants. i. ..."

2. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"scapegrace, rapscallion or ... greed. rapier: sword. fff' See Notes of Explanation. rapine: plunder. rapport: correspondence. rapscallion: rascal. rapt: ..."

3. Irish Memories by Edith Œnone Somerville, Martin Ross (1918)
"His wondrous gentleness and long suffering with a rapscallion choir shall not be forgotten by a no less rapscallion organist. ..."

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