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synonyms for jackanapes

  • punk
  • rascal
  • kid
  • little devil
  • urchin
  • whippersnapper
  • youngster
  • enfant terrible
  • holy terror
  • impudent child
  • unruly child
  • wild one
See also synonyms for: jackanapeses
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How to use jackanapes in a sentence

That accomplished, I shall arrest the Dowager and her son and every jackanapes within that castle.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
You pestilent young jackanapes, do you suppose I haven't noticed your idleness?
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
"Lest he take thee for one of his runaway jackanapes," answered the steward, smiling sourly.
THE ABBOTSIR WALTER SCOTT
In another letter he writes about "a jackanapes who has lately made a noise here, one Boswell, by anecdotes of Dr. Johnson."
BOSWELL'S CORRESPONDENCE WITH THE HONOURABLE ANDREW ERSKINE, AND HIS JOURNAL OF A TOUR TO CORSICAJAMES BOSWELL
No, Mr. Harry Jocelyn, you are not the jackanapes you try to make people think you: you understand me.'
EVAN HARRINGTON, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
Because a miserable, mad-brained jackanapes has dared to make an attack upon me and upon my child.
KING OF THE CASTLEGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
I refuse to waste more time arguing with this young jackanapes.
THE OCEAN WIRELESS BOYS AND THE LOST LINERWILBUR LAWTON
I dont know, but I suspect that young jackanapes back there of having something to do with it, was the reply.
THE OCEAN WIRELESS BOYS AND THE LOST LINERWILBUR LAWTON
"And by G—d I'll make that young jackanapes look a sight ere I take my hand off him," he retorted savagely.
THE NEST OF THE SPARROWHAWKBARONESS ORCZY
And I'll stand by and watch it done, and say you deserve it for a couple of mischievous young jackanapes!
THE FORTUNES OF PHILIPPAANGELA BRAZIL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO JACKANAPES

  • enfant terrible
  • holy terror
  • impudent child
  • jackanapes
  • kid
  • little devil
  • punk
  • rascal
  • unruly child
  • urchin
  • whippersnapper
  • wild one
  • youngster
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.