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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 ?
I shall be afraid to leave you here with these devilish scoundrels.
How those scoundrels mocked and derided you and myself
That evil genius, Compeyson, the worst of scoundrels among many scoundrels, knowing of his keeping out of the way at that time, and of his reasons for doing so, of course afterwards held the knowledge over his head as a means of keeping him poorer, and working him harder.
The curate had hardly ceased speaking, when Sancho said, "In faith, then, senor licentiate, he who did that deed was my master; and it was not for want of my telling him beforehand and warning him to mind what he was about, and that it was a sin to set them at liberty, as they were all on the march there because they were special scoundrels.
You are content that these two scoundrels should continue persecuting you?
There are none of those one-legged scoundrels in my books,' I say.
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.