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See definition of varlet on Dictionary.com
  • nounknave; rascal
  • nounattendant; servant

synonyms for varlet

  • knave
  • miscreant
  • rascal
  • rogue
  • scalawag
  • villain
  • wretch
  • blackguard
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How to use varlet in a sentence

He had been regarding with interest a shackled-kneed varlet holding a halberd in his arms as if it had been a fractious bairn.
JOAN OF THE SWORD HANDS(AMUEL) R(UTHERFORD) CROCKETT
A white mule with red trappings, led by a varlet, carried Sir Nigel's own napery and table comforts.
THE WHITE COMPANYARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
Neither varlet nor ostler could be seen, so he pushed open the door and called loudly for the landlord.
THE WHITE COMPANYARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
Then the varlet went his way and came to the manor, and saluted the lady, and told her from whence he came.
LE MORTE D'ARTHUR, VOLUME II (OF II)THOMAS MALORY
And when he had done and ended this battle, anon he called to him his varlet, the which brought him his horse.
LE MORTE D'ARTHUR, VOLUME II (OF II)THOMAS MALORY
So the varlet threw and struck it, that it let fall the blossom.
TALES FROM THE OLD FRENCHVARIOUS
And now, lo you, without more tarrying, a varlet enters the court.
TALES FROM THE OLD FRENCHVARIOUS
Thereupon the varlet cometh to him and beginneth to comfort him.
TALES FROM THE OLD FRENCHVARIOUS
Then saith the varlet: "I myself will give him burial, if that I may."
TALES FROM THE OLD FRENCHVARIOUS
So leave taken, the varlet went his way, and with him the hermit.
TALES FROM THE OLD FRENCHVARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO VARLET

  • bad egg
  • black sheep
  • con
  • convict
  • culprit
  • delinquent
  • evildoer
  • felon
  • hellhound
  • hoodlum
  • jailbird
  • lawbreaker
  • outcast
  • outlaw
  • prisoner
  • rapscallion
  • rascal
  • rogue
  • rounder
  • rowdy
  • ruffian
  • scamp
  • scoundrel
  • sinner
  • thug
  • transgressor
  • varlet
  • villain
  • wretch
  • wrongdoer
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