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rapscallion

noun rap·scal·lion \rap-ˈskal-yən\

Definition of RAPSCALLION

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Examples of RAPSCALLION

  1. <the city's run-down waterfront was occupied mostly by disreputable places frequented by drunkards and rapscallions>
  2. <that little rapscallion kept hiding my shoes and making me go look for them>

Origin of RAPSCALLION

alteration of earlier rascallion, irregular from rascal
First Known Use: 1699

Rhymes with RAPSCALLION

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