Definition of scallywag noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

scallywag

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈskæliwæɡ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈskæliwæɡ//
 
(British English)(usually North American English scalawag)(informal)
 
jump to other results
a person, especially a child, who behaves badly, but not in a serious way synonym scamp You little scallywag! How’s that scallywag of a son of yours? Word Origin mid 19th cent.: of unknown origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: scallywag

Other results

All matches