Peck's Bad Boy


noun

the mischievous boy in a series of newspaper stories and collected volumes by the American newspaperman and humorist George Wilbur Peck (1840–1916).
Usually Peck's bad boy.
  1. any mischievous boy.
  2. a recalcitrant person or organization.
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