Origin of rascal
Related formsras·cal·like, adjective
Examples from the Web for rascal
Yes, Trainor managed to pen a few songs for Rascal Flatts, but she was more interested in crafting pop tunes.‘All About That Bass’ Singer Meghan Trainor On Haters and Her Polarizing (and Unlikely) No. 1 Hit|Marlow Stern|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As her daughter Sara says, Eakin “ended up thinking that maybe Solomon was a bit of a rascal”.
"He's a little bit of a rascal, I'll put it that way," he said.
Savage Arms, a Massachusetts-based gun manufacturer, sells the Rascal, a .22-caliber single-shot rifle touted for its ease of use.What’s Too Young for a Gun? The Industry Behind the 5-Year-Old Killer|David Freedlander|May 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The hero Jack “Cowboy” Kelly (played by Bale in the film) is a rascal and orphan, and a dreamer.
You are wrong to think that; although the desert may be large, a rascal cannot so easily conceal himself there as you think.The Guide of the Desert|Gustave Aimard
But Rascal fits him better and everybody knows him by that name, and I have to think twice to remember he ever had another name.Harbor Jim of Newfoundland|Alden Eugene Bartlett
There, perched astride of the crosstrees, was a rascal mutineer popping at M. Radisson bold as you please.Heralds of Empire|Agnes C. Laut
The grandson of Old Lawless might turn out a rascal,—he would be no mean one, no coward.The Amazing Marriage, Complete|George Meredith
There was no response until the Major shouted, "George Washington, where are you—you rascal!""George Washington's" Last Duel|Thomas Nelson Page
British Dictionary definitions for rascal
- belonging to the mob or rabble
- dishonest; knavish