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Meaning of SCALAWAG

Pronunciation:  'skalu`wag

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  one who is playfully mischievous
  2. [n]  a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel
  3. [n]  white Southerner supporting Reconstruction policies after the Civil War usually for self-interest
 

SCALAWAG is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: imp, knave, monkey, rapscallion, rascal, rogue, scallywag, scamp, varlet
 
 See Also: bad person, brat, child, fry, holy terror, kid, little terror, minor, nestling, nipper, scoundrel, shaver, small fry, terror, tiddler, tike, tyke, villain, youngster

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Scal"a*wag\, n.
A scamp; a scapegrace. [Spelt also {scallawag}.] [Slang,
U.S.] --Bartlett.

 

 

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