blackguard

Part of speech: verb

To revile.

Part of speech: adjective

Scurrilous; low; vile.

Part of speech: noun

A low, rude, vicious fellow.

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Usage examples "blackguard":

  1. But what made you fix on Hempdon as the headquarters of the blackguard? - "Malcolm Sage, Detective", Herbert George Jenkins.
  2. With regard to Nick Ratcliffe, I believe myself that the fellow is something of a blackguard, but in any case she both fears and hates him. - "The Way of an Eagle", Ethel M. Dell.
  3. Would he show that last virtue of a blackguard- courage? - "The Explorer", W. Somerset Maugham.