Rascal meaning

răs'kəl
One that is playfully mischievous.
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The definition of a rascal is a person who is playfully mischievous or badly behaved.

A child who is always up to no good is an example of a rascal.

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A scoundrel; rogue; scamp.
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One of the rabble.
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Low; dishonest; base.
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A surname​.
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An unscrupulous, dishonest person; a scoundrel.
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Made up of, belonging to, or relating to the lower classes.
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Origin of rascal

  • Middle English rascaile rabble, commoners from Old French rascaille probably from rasque mud from Vulgar Latin rāsicāre to scrape rash2
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition