scamp

Part of speech: noun

A rogue; rascal.

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Usage examples "scamp":

  1. He is a penniless scamp and looks as though he drank. - "Can You Forgive Her?", Anthony Trollope.
  2. " I call it very inconsiderate of the little scamp," observed Geoff. - "Clover", Susan Coolidge.
  3. " An' what brought him home, the murdherin' scamp," says Miss Bridget, with more vehemence than politeness, " instid of stayin' wid ye to see ye came to no harm?" - "Mrs. Geoffrey", Duchess.