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scal·ly·wag

 (skăl′ē-wăg′)
n.
Variant of scalawag.

scallywag

(ˈskælɪˌwæɡ)
n
1. informal a scamp; rascal
2. (Historical Terms) (after the US Civil War) a White Southerner who supported the Republican Party and its policy of Black emancipation. Scallywags were viewed as traitors by their fellow Southerners
Also called: scalawag or scallawag
[C19: (originally undersized animal) of uncertain origin]

scal•a•wag

(ˈskæl əˌwæg)

n.
1. a scamp; rascal.
2. a white Southerner who supported Republican policy during Reconstruction, often for personal gain.
[1840–50, Amer.; orig. uncertain]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scallywag - a white Southerner who supported Reconstruction policies after the American Civil War (usually for self-interest)
bad person - a person who does harm to others
2.scallywag - a deceitful and unreliable scoundrelscallywag - a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel
scoundrel, villain - a wicked or evil person; someone who does evil deliberately
3.scallywag - one who is playfully mischievousscallywag - one who is playfully mischievous  
child, kid, minor, nipper, tiddler, youngster, tike, shaver, small fry, nestling, fry, tyke - a young person of either sex; "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngster"
brat, holy terror, little terror, terror - a very troublesome child
Translations

scallywag

[ˈskælɪwæg] N (= child) → diablillo m, travieso/a m/f; (= rogue) → pillín/ina m/f
you little scallywag!¡ay pillín!

scallywag

[ˈskæliwæg] n (= rascal) → voyou m

scallywag

n (Brit inf) → Schlingel m (inf), → Strolch m (inf)

scallywag

[ˈskælɪˌwæg] n (fam) → briccone/a