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rascally

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adjective ras·cal·ly \ˈras-kə-lē\

Definition of rascally

  1. :  of or characteristic of a rascal

rascally adverb


Examples of rascally in a sentence

  1. <those rascally boys had let all of the lab mice out of their cages>



1594

First Known Use of rascally

1594


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