Examples of rascally in a Sentence
those rascally boys had let all of the lab mice out of their cages
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The dead man is wearing authentic 18th-century clothes, down to the white tricorn hat and black wig that were trademarks of one of Bath’s most famous (real-life) sons, the rascally fashion plate Beau Nash.
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Synonymsarch, devilish, elvish, espiègle, impish, knavish, leprechaunish, pixie (also pixy), pixieish, prankish, puckish, mischievous, roguish, scampish, sly, tricksy, waggish, wicked
Related Wordsantic, coltish, coy, frisky, frolicsome, kittenish, playful, sportful, sportive; gay, happy, lighthearted, whimsical; energetic, lively, spirited, sprightly; artful, crafty, cunning, trickish, tricky, wily; misbehaving, naughty, troublemaking; pestering, riling, teasing
Near Antonymsgrave, grim, sedate, sober, solemn, staid, stern
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