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scoundrel

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noun scoun·drel \ˈskau̇n-drəl\

Simple Definition of scoundrel

  • : a person (especially a man) who is cruel or dishonest

Full Definition of scoundrel

  1. :  a disreputable person :  rascal

scoundrel adjective
scoun·drel·ly play \-drə-lē\ adjective

Examples of scoundrel

  1. <some scoundrel stole my wallet>



Origin of scoundrel

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1589


SCOUNDREL Defined for Kids

scoundrel

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noun scoun·drel \ˈskau̇n-drəl\

Definition of scoundrel

  1. :  a mean or wicked person





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