He completed changing in haste, and despite what scaramouche had said; and then followed with Rhodomont.
"It is unfortunate that you are without a scaramouche," said Andre-Louis.
He had overcome the difficulty in a manner worthy of scaramouche.
scaramouche's bewildered paralysis lasted but a few seconds.
No, my friend—scaramouche; scaramouche, the subtle, dangerous fellow who goes tortuously to his ends.
Andre-Louis, still in the sable glories of scaramouche, stood forward.
scaramouche laughed at him, and his laugh was not altogether pleasant.
I will concede it, my dear scaramouche, so that I may hear the sequel.
scaramouche was clearly a great gentleman, an eccentric if you please, but a man born.
In fact I have no name, unless it be scaramouche, to which I have earned a title.
1660s, name of a cowardly braggart (supposed by some to represent a Spanish don) in traditional Italian comedy, from Italian Scaramuccia, literally "skirmish," from schermire "to fence," from a Germanic source (cf. Old High German skirmen "defend"); see skirmish (n.). According to OED, a vogue word in late 17c. London due to the popularity of Italian actor Tiberio Fiurelli (1608-1694) in the part.