- a complete rogue or rascal; a habitually unscrupulous person; scamp.
Origin of scapegrace
Related Words for scapegracerascal, reprobate, varlet, miscreant, villain, rogue, scamp, caitiff, trickster, scoundrel, scapegrace, rapscallion, liar, poltroon, beggar, dog, pariah, vagabond, pauper, libertine
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Historical Examples of scapegrace
It may be that after this lapse of time, the Judge even tolerates the scapegrace.Shoulder-Straps
Could the scapegrace still be a gambler, and that could account for it?
Three people determined upon it must surely save the scapegrace!
Singular to say, he was indebted for the place to that scapegrace Hill.
Tommy Bangs was the scapegrace of the school, and the most trying scapegrace that ever lived.Little Men
Louisa May Alcott
- an idle mischievous person