Examples of scoundrel in a Sentence
some scoundrel stole my wallet
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But the source material is unmistakably part of Chicago’s literary tradition of scoundrels, crooks and amorality.
Still, the important stuff about the character is in place right from the jump: Pre-Han is a really good scoundrel and a really great pilot.
The cable shows’ panels of journalists commenting on the latest Trump outrage du jour rarely include a dissenting voice: The president is a scoundrel, his actions are indefensible, and his ultimate doom is certain.
The Scrabble scoundrel feigns respect for the rules.
After almost 10 movies and who knows how many cartoons and specials, the franchise has finally learned how to treat people of color better than magical space wizards or gambling pimps and scoundrels.
In the latter, there were scoundrels and scandals, heros and heroines, triumphs and tragedies.
These high-tech scoundrels have scammed online retailers and turned the laissez faire rules of eBay’s platform against the interests of its shoppers.
The great military tactician seemed a patsy for every scoundrel and proved a woeful judge of character.
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Origin and Etymology of scoundrel
First Known Use: 1589See Words from the same year
baddie (or baddy), beast, brute, devil, evildoer, fiend, heavy, hound, knave, meanie (also meany), miscreant, monster, nazi, no-good, rapscallion, rascal, reprobate, rogue, savage, scalawag (or scallywag), scamp, varlet, villain, wretch;
SCOUNDREL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of scoundrel for English Language Learners
: a person (especially a man) who is cruel or dishonest
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