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RAPSCALLION

 Dictionary entry overview: What does rapscallion mean? 

RAPSCALLION (noun)
  The noun RAPSCALLION has 2 senses:

1. a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel
2. one who is playfully mischievous

  Familiarity information: RAPSCALLION used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


RAPSCALLION (noun)


Sense 1rapscallion [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A deceitful and unreliable scoundrel

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

rogue; rascal; rapscallion; knave; varlet; scalawag; scallywag

Hypernyms ("rapscallion" is a kind of...):

scoundrel; villain (a wicked or evil person; someone who does evil deliberately)


Sense 2rapscallion [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

One who is playfully mischievous

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

scamp; imp; monkey; rapscallion; rascal; scalawag; scallywag

Hypernyms ("rapscallion" is a kind of...):

child; fry; kid; minor; nestling; nipper; shaver; small fry; tiddler; tike; tyke; youngster (a young person of either sex)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "rapscallion"):

brat; holy terror; little terror; terror (a very troublesome child)


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