Scoundrel Definition

skoundrəl
scoundrels
noun
scoundrels
A villain; a rogue.
American Heritage
A mean, immoral, or wicked person; rascal.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Scoundrel

Noun

Singular:
scoundrel
Plural:
scoundrels

Origin of Scoundrel

  • Possibly related to northern English or Scottish scunner: "to shrink back in fear or loathing" (Encyclopædia Britannica 1911).

    From Wiktionary

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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