scapegrace

Part of speech: noun

A worthless, dissipated fellow.

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Usage examples "scapegrace":

  1. At last, when I was fourteen years old, and was still an incorrigible scapegrace, they sent me to the island of Rugen, to my sister, who was married to Baron von Krackwitz. - "NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER", L. Muhlbach.
  2. So this was Lady Susan's " scapegrace nephew"! - "The Vision of Desire", Margaret Pedler.
  3. I might have known that scapegrace would have given me the slip! - "Not Like Other Girls", Rosa N. Carey.