being, characteristic of, or befitting a rascal.
in a rascally manner.
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How to use rascally in a sentence
“Christopher is irreverent and funny and rascally,” he said.
But Twain is the Peter Pan of American literature, the rascally lost boy who never gets old.
It contains a vigorous attack on the licence of the press and of the "impudent, rascally Printer."Private Letters of Edward Gibbon (1753-1794) Volume 1 (of 2) | Edward Gibbon
"The two rascally milk-spillers from yesterday ought to be locked up for the whole day," Kurt suddenly exploded.Maezli | Johanna Spyri
It sent me this thieving, rascally scheme of this man Perceval's, and it turned my boy's head, and lost him to me.Gallegher and Other Stories | Richard Harding Davis
Daniel,” says he, in distress, “has that rascally Top misled you to this ridiculously romantic conclusion?The Cruise of the Shining Light | Norman Duncan
It wouldn't surprise me to learn that he put some rascally black up to the trick of punching that hole in my bath.An Arkansas Planter | Opie Percival Read
British Dictionary definitions for rascally
dishonest or mean; base
archaic (esp of places) wretchedly unpleasant; miserable
in a dishonest or mean fashion
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