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See definition of scapegrace on Dictionary.com
  • as inscalawag
  • as inwretch

synonyms for scapegrace

  • caitiff
  • miscreant
  • rapscallion
  • reprobate
  • rogue
  • scamp
  • scoundrel
  • trickster
  • varlet
  • villain
  • rascal
  • liar
  • poltroon
  • beggar
  • miscreant
  • dog
  • villain
  • pariah
  • vagabond
  • pauper
  • libertine
  • varlet
  • ingrate
  • brute
  • scoundrel
  • reprobate
  • rake
  • outcast
  • rogue
  • snake
  • bum
  • scalawag
  • blackguard
  • renegade
  • scamp
  • knave
  • caitiff
  • scum
  • rapscallion
  • lowlife
  • worm
  • scullion
  • bezonian
  • cullion
  • looser
  • pilgarlic
  • ronion
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How to use scapegrace in a sentence

Now this younger son—I believe that he is in his twenty-first year at present—has been something of a scapegrace.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
That scapegrace brother is the one of all that family most worthy your respect and mine.
THE DIAMOND COTERIELAWRENCE L. LYNCH
His military service involved him in the wild pleasures and perils of scapegrace lads upon a foreign soil.
THE MEMOIRS OF COUNT CARLO GOZZI; VOLUME THE FIRSTCOUNT CARLO GOZZI
Yes they can, aunt, if she married a man whom she knew to be a scapegrace because he was very rich and an earl.
CAN YOU FORGIVE HER?ANTHONY TROLLOPE
One winter a young scapegrace stole a sailboat from the wharf and put out to sea.
AMERICAN INVENTIONS AND INVENTORSWILLIAM A. MOWRY
The speaker was Franklin, rather a scapegrace in some respects, but a boy of no unkindly nature.
ST. WINIFRED'SFREDERIC W. FARRAR
He supported his widowed sister, who had married a scapegrace in opposition to his wishes.
SWIFTLESLIE STEPHEN
Scapegrace (thinking matters are beginning to look serious).
MR. PUNCH WITH THE CHILDRENVARIOUS
I'd rather you had broken all on the table than that pitcher, you young scapegrace.
MRS WHITTELSEY'S MAGAZINE FOR MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERSVARIOUS
And Miss Amanda gazed on the scapegrace John with more affection than she had ever known before.
JOHN GAYTHER'S GARDEN AND THE STORIES TOLD THEREINFRANK R. STOCKTON
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WORDS RELATED TO SCAPEGRACE

  • caitiff
  • miscreant
  • rapscallion
  • reprobate
  • rogue
  • scamp
  • scapegrace
  • scoundrel
  • trickster
  • varlet
  • villain
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