noun. a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel.
noun. one who is playfully mischievous.
- little terror
- small fry
- holy terror
- male offspring
- female offspring
noun. a white Southerner who supported Reconstruction policies after the American Civil War (usually for self-interest).
- bad person
Sentences with scallywag
1. Noun, singular or mass
Know that Jolly Roger is the ominous black pirate flag with the skull and cross bones and a scallywag is a scoundrel or troublemaker.
2. Verb, 3rd person singular present
It may have an odd name, but scallywag holly (Ilex x meserveae 'Monnieves') is a tough little plant that grows readily in USDA hardiness zones 5 through 9.