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rapscallion (n.)

"A rascally, disorderly, or despicable person" [Century Dictionary], 1690s, alteration of rascallion (1640s), a fanciful elaboration of rascal (q.v.). It had a parallel in now-extinct rampallion (1590s), from Middle English ramp (n.2) "ill-behaved woman." Also compare rascabilian (1620s). Rapscallionry "rascals collectively" is marked "[Rare.]" in Century Dictionary (1897); Galsworthy used rapscallionism.

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Definitions of rapscallion from WordNet

rapscallion (n.)
a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel;
Synonyms: rogue / knave / rascal / scalawag / scallywag / varlet
rapscallion (n.)
one who is playfully mischievous;
Synonyms: imp / scamp / monkey / rascal / scalawag / scallywag
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