/ (ˈskælɪ) /
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noun plural -lies
Northwest English dialect a rascal; rogue
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Word Origin for scally
C20: from scallywag
Words nearby scally
scall, scallion, scallop, scalloper, scalloping, scally, scallywag, scalogram, scaloppine, scalp, scalpel
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How to use scally in a sentence
And, as I more than half expected, Travers Nugent did not disclose my appointment with that wretched little scally-wag.A Traitor's Wooing|Headon Hill
Afraid I don't dance the tango, Scally, old man; but thanks for the invitation, all the same!
I was wondering however you came to marry such a scally-wag as I know Dick Bracknell to have been.The Lady of North Star|Ottwell J. Binns
So we'll call you Excalibur, won't we, darling little Scally?
You are never going to introduce Scally into Aunt Phœbe's establishment!