- an indigent rascal; scoundrel.
Origin of bezonian
1585–95; obsolete besoni(o) raw recruit (< Italian bisogno need, needy soldier < ?) + -an
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Related Words for bezonianrascal, liar, poltroon, beggar, miscreant, dog, villain, pariah, vagabond, pauper, libertine, varlet, ingrate, brute, scoundrel, reprobate, rake, outcast, rogue, snake
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Historical Examples of bezonian
They met Mr. Bradlaugh at a little distance, hurrying to the scene of combat with the air of 'Under which king, Bezonian?''That Very Mab'
May Kendall and Andrew Lang
- archaic a knave or rascal
Word Origin for bezonian
C16: from Italian bisogno ill-equipped raw recruit; literally, need
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