scoundrel


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scoun·drel

 (skoun′drəl)
n.
A villain; a rogue.

[Origin unknown.]

scoun′drel·ly adj.

scoundrel

(ˈskaʊndrəl)
n
a worthless or villainous person
[C16: of unknown origin]
ˈscoundrelly adj

scoun•drel

(ˈskaʊn drəl)

n.
1. an unprincipled, dishonorable person; villain.
adj.
2. mean or base in nature; villainous; dishonorable.
[1580–90; orig. uncertain]
scoun′drel•ly, adj.
syn: See knave.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scoundrel - a wicked or evil personscoundrel - a wicked or evil person; someone who does evil deliberately
unwelcome person, persona non grata - a person who for some reason is not wanted or welcome
blackguard, bounder, cad, hound, heel, dog - someone who is morally reprehensible; "you dirty dog"
gallows bird - a person who deserves to be hanged
knave, rapscallion, rascal, rogue, varlet, scalawag, scallywag - a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel
villainess - a woman villain

scoundrel

noun (Old-fashioned) rogue, bastard (informal, offensive), villain, mother, heel (slang), cheat, shit (taboo slang), bugger (taboo slang), swine, rascal, son-of-a-bitch (slang, chiefly U.S. & Canad.), asshole (U.S. & Canad. taboo slang), scally (Northwest English dialect), turd (taboo slang), wretch, incorrigible, motherfucker (taboo slang, chiefly U.S.), knave (archaic), rotter (slang, chiefly Brit.), ne'er-do-well, reprobate, scumbag (slang), good-for-nothing, miscreant, scamp, bad egg (old-fashioned informal), blackguard, cocksucker (taboo slang), scapegrace, asswipe (U.S. & Canad. taboo slang), caitiff (archaic), dastard (archaic), skelm (S. African), wrong 'un (informal) He is a lying scoundrel.
Translations
وَغْد، نَذْل
gaunerničema
slyngel
òrjótur
nelietis
rezil kimse

scoundrel

[ˈskaʊndrəl] Nsinvergüenza mf

scoundrel

[ˈskaʊndrəl] nvaurien m

scoundrel

n (dated)Schurke m; → Bengel m

scoundrel

[ˈskaʊndrl] n (old) → canaglia, furfante m/f (hum) (child) → furfantello/a, birba

scoundrel

(ˈskaundrəl) noun
a very wicked person. She knew he was a scoundrel even before she married him.
References in classic literature ?
If I had been a scoundrel," answered the Shadow, increasing its speed, "I should not have left you.
Thus it would follow, as the result of acute consciousness, that one is not to blame in being a scoundrel; as though that were any consolation to the scoundrel once he has come to realise that he actually is a scoundrel.
Oh," cried the Farmer with his last breath, "I am rightly served for pitying a scoundrel.
I always told your poor father my son was a Fool, but I never knew he was a Scoundrel until the mail came in from China.
We made a play at holding a court, and Telepasse, the old scoundrel, accepted the findings.
Listen, you scoundrel, and look at that Dutch bottle.
The scoundrel pretended to be rich and claimed the right of taking her back to Louisville.
Don't fancy it, impious scoundrel, for that beyond a doubt thou art, since thou hast set thy tongue going against the peerless Dulcinea.
That you are a coward and a scoundrel, monsieur," replied Tarzan, "is all that I care to know of you," and he turned to ask the girl if the man had hurt her, but she had disappeared.
Yes, it must be the work of some scoundrel ashore," I observed.
Here, you fellow - scoundrel - dog - give me your hand, and I'll help you to mount.
I shall be afraid to leave you here with these devilish scoundrels.