rapscallion

[ rap-skal-yuhn ]
/ ræpˈskæl yən /

noun

a rascal; rogue; scamp.

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Origin of rapscallion

1690–1700; earlier rascallion, based on rascal
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British Dictionary definitions for rapscallion

rapscallion
/ (ræpˈskæljən) /

noun

a disreputable person; rascal or rogue

Word Origin for rapscallion

C17: from earlier rascallion; see rascal
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