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noun, plural ras·cal·i·ties.
  1. rascally or knavish character or conduct.
  2. a rascally act.
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Origin of rascality

First recorded in 1570–80; rascal + -ity
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Related Words for rascality

harm, misbehavior, misconduct, prank, misfortune, playfulness, roguery, wrongdoing, outrage, injury, sabotage, vandalism, mischievousness, evil, hurt, deviltry, wrong, gag, tomfoolery, catastrophe

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British Dictionary definitions for rascality


noun plural -ties
  1. mischievous, disreputable, or dishonest character, behaviour, or action
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Word Origin and History for rascality


"low and vulgar people collectively," 1570s; "character of a rascal," 1590s, from rascal + -ity.

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