rascality

noun

ras·​cal·​i·​ty ra-ˈska-lə-tē How to pronounce rascality (audio)
plural rascalities
1
: rabble
2
a
: the character or actions of a rascal : knavery
b
: a rascally act

Examples of rascality in a Sentence

switching the entrance and exits signs in the school parking lot may seem like harmless rascality, if you're not the one involved in an accident

Word History

Etymology

rascal + -ity

First Known Use

circa 1577, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of rascality was circa 1577

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Cite this Entry

“Rascality.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rascality. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

Kids Definition

rascality

noun
ras·​cal·​i·​ty ra-ˈskal-ət-ē How to pronounce rascality (audio)
plural rascalities
: the actions or character of a rascal
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