Synonyms and Antonyms of rascal
a mean, evil, or unprincipled person
- Some cold-blooded rascal had set the barn afire.
baddie (or baddy), beast, brute, devil, evildoer, fiend, heavy, hound, knave, meanie (also meany), miscreant, monster, nazi, no-good, rapscallion, reprobate, rogue, savage, scalawag (or scallywag), scamp, scoundrel, varlet, villain, wretch
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
an appealingly mischievous person
- You little rascal, I saw you snitching some hors d'oeuvres even though our guests haven't even arrived yet!
beast, boor, cad, churl, clown, creep, cretin, cur, heel, joker, louse, lout, skunk, snake, stinkard, stinker
knave, miscreant, reprobate, scalawag (or scallywag), scoundrel, varlet, villain