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synonyms for blackguard

  • bum
  • cad
  • knave
  • lowlife
  • miscreant
  • riffraff
  • rogue
  • skunk
  • snake
  • villain
  • bad egg
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How to use blackguard in a sentence

Not exactly, except that I heard my stepfather denounce the doctor as an infernal cur and blackguard.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
Diard was, therefore, not a mere commonplace gambler who is seen to be a blackguard, and ends by begging.
JUANAHONORE DE BALZAC
“You blackguard,” said Eric, standing irresolutely for a few minutes; and then with tears in his eyes began to climb the wall.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
If you had not prevented him, that blackguard would have used abusive language to me and ranged himself on your side.
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
There was a drunken-looking blackguard opposite us in church,” he said to his son as they drove home; “do you know who he was?
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, VOLUME XXIROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
He couldn't say he was a blackguard who'd taken advantage of a poor unprotected girl because she loved him.
OVER THE SLIPRAILSHENRY LAWSON
I love low company, and am a bit of a ready-made blackguard.'
ART IN ENGLANDDUTTON COOK
You low blackguard, what do you mean by stealing your aunt's silver?
GRACE HARLOWE'S PLEBE YEAR AT HIGH SCHOOLJESSIE GRAHAM FLOWER
I don't like to name names, but as we're all friends here, I don't mind saying he were a downright blackguard.
YORKSHIRE ODDITIES, INCIDENTS AND STRANGE EVENTSS. BARING-GOULD
There were those who asserted that he added: "At least, would that some man, and not this blackguard, put me to death."
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BLACKGUARD

  • black sheep
  • blackguard
  • bum
  • cad
  • coward
  • dog
  • good-for-nothing
  • heel
  • hound
  • ne'er-do-well
  • rat
  • riffraff
  • scoundrel
  • scum
  • skunk
  • snake
  • stinker
  • toad
  • villain
  • worm
  • wretch
  • yellow dog
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