Examples of rascal in a Sentence
Which one of you rascals woke me up?
some cold-blooded rascal had set the barn afire, killing all of the horses
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Amid the xenophobic clamors of Donald Trump, Mr. Miranda lauds Hamilton’s plucky immigrant status and portrays Jefferson, Madison and other Founders as hypocrites, rascals and racists.
Poor Hoffman, even with that gorgeous mane of hair and nifty crooked grin, can only hint at what a rascal his character could be in real life.
Long gone, however, are the pan-Atlantic rascals of yore.
Then, alongside his grandson, the old rascal struts and prances around, filled with excitement at the thought of Willy Wonka’s factory.
BULLETIN BOARD SAYS: Outstanding Subject line, Donald (you rascal)!
Depp plays his charming rascal in the lightheaded manner of a man who has either been in the sun too long or knows something no one else does.
Some things remained beyond the master's reach, perhaps because of the very qualities that made him a great designer, and at times, a rascal and a thoroughly miserable person to be around.
In 1940, after critics complained that Superman and Batman were too violent, All-American Comics hired as a consultant a psychologist, lawyer, all-around rascal, and onetime Hollywood P.R. man named William Moulton Marston.
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Origin and Etymology of rascal
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsbaddie (or baddy), beast, brute, caitiff, devil, evildoer, fiend, heavy, hound, knave, meanie (also meany), miscreant, monster, nazi, no-good, rapscallion, villain, reprobate, rogue, savage, scalawag (or scallywag), scamp, scapegrace, scoundrel, varlet, wretch
Related Wordsvillainess; blackguard; criminal, crook, culprit, felon, lawbreaker, malefactor, offender, perp, perpetrator, transgressor; sinner, trespasser, wrongdoer; cad, heel, serpent, snake, viper; bandit, bravo, desperado, outlaw; con, convict, jailbird; assassin, cutthroat, gangster, goon, gunman, hoodlum, hooligan, racketeer, ruffian, thug; rough, rowdy, tough; loser, lowlife, ne'er-do-well, stinker, trash
Near Antonymsangel, innocent, saint; hero
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