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scallywag

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  • as inscamp
  • as inknave

synonyms for scallywag

  • cheat
  • cheater
  • delinquent
  • fraud
  • hooligan
  • liar
  • mischief-maker
  • prankster
  • rapscallion
  • reprobate
  • rogue
  • rowdy
  • ruffian
  • scalawag
  • scoundrel
  • shyster
  • sneak
  • swindler
  • trickster
  • troublemaker
  • villain
  • whippersnapper
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How to use scallywag in a sentence

It is better Desmond should become a priest than die a scallywag—and it will keep him out of the way of that Sylvia Custance.
GREY TOWNGERALD BALDWIN
In regard to Kostolo, the Greek was a low scallywag, but not culpable.
SHE STANDS ACCUSEDVICTOR MACCLURE
The fact remained that Paragot, the hairy disreputable scallywag, had relations with a high born and beautiful woman.
THE BELOVD VAGABONDWILLIAM J. LOCKE
He was no scapegrace or scallywag such as you might find nowadays crowing over his sins in Chelsea.
THE ART OF LETTERSROBERT LYND
For I thought it was right she should know that you werent just a scallywag private soldier like the rest of us.
THE ROUGH ROADWILLIAM JOHN LOCKE
He considered him a scallywag, but no longer a bounder or a cad.
THE LAW INEVITABLELOUIS COUPERUS
There were few people in London or elsewhere who knew the history of this scallywag Englishman.
TALES OF CHINATOWNSAX ROHMER
The circuit judge appointed was named S——, and in political parlance he was a "scallywag."
TWO WARS: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF GENERAL SAMUEL G. FRENCHSAMUEL GIBBS FRENCH
How do you know them so well, never having married, you old scallywag!
MAN AND MAIDELINOR GLYN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SCALLYWAG

  • bastard
  • blackguard
  • fraud
  • heel
  • lowlife
  • miscreant
  • rapscallion
  • reprobate
  • rogue
  • scallywag
  • scamp
  • scoundrel
  • swindler
  • villain
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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