Rascal

  • 1 Rascal — Rascal, el mapache Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Rascal, el mapache あらいぐまラスカル (Araiguma rasukaru) Rascal, el mapache Otros títulos Rascal Dirección Hiroshi Saitô …

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  • 2 Rascal — or rascals may refer to:In music: * Dizzee Rascal, a solo artist * The Rascals, an American soul group of the 1960s * Rascal Flatts, an American country group * Rascalz, a Canadian hip hop group * The Rascals (English band), an English 3 piece… …

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  • 3 Rascal — Ras cal (r[a^]s kal), n. [OE. rascaille rabble, probably from an OF. racaille, F. racaille the rabble, rubbish, probably akin to F. racler to scrape, (assumed) LL. rasiculare, rasicare, fr. L. radere, rasum. See {Rase}, v.] [1913 Webster] 1. One… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Rascal — Ras cal, a. Of or pertaining to the common herd or common people; low; mean; base. The rascal many. Spencer. The rascal people. Shak. [1913 Webster] While she called me rascal fiddler. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5 rascal — index malefactor Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 6 rascal — early 14c., rascaile people of the lowest class, rabble of an army, from O.Fr. rascaille outcast, rabble (12c.), perhaps from rasque mud, filth, scab, dregs, from V.L. *rasicare to scrape (see RASH (Cf. rash) (n.)). The singular form is first… …

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  • 7 rascal — *villain, scoundrel, blackguard, knave, rogue, scamp, rapscallion, miscreant …

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  • 8 rascal — [n] person who is unprincipled, does not work hard beggar, blackguard, black sheep*, bully, bum, cad, cardsharp*, charlatan, cheat, delinquent, devil, disgrace, felon, fraud, goodfor nothing*, grafter, hooligan*, hypocrite, idler, imp, liar,… …

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  • 9 rascal — ► NOUN ▪ a mischievous or cheeky person. DERIVATIVES rascality noun rascally adjective. ORIGIN originally in the senses «a mob» and «member of the rabble»: from Old French rascaille rabble …

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  • 10 rascal — [ras′kəl] n. [ME rascaile < OFr rascaille, scrapings, dregs, rabble < * rasquer, to scrape < VL * rasicare < L rasus: see RAZE] 1. a scoundrel; rogue; scamp: now usually used jokingly or affectionately, as of a mischievous child 2.… …

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  • 11 rascal —    Formerly a word of much stronger meaning than it has today, when it is normally applied to a naughty child, especially a boy. It originally meant a man who was one of the common herd, a rogue, and a knave. ‘You whoreson cowardly rascal,’ used… …

    A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • 12 Rascal — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Rascal (dessinateur) (1959 ) est un écrivain et illustrateur belge pour enfants Rascal (roman) (1963) un roman de Sterling North sur un raton laveur… …

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  • 13 rascal — [14] Rascal has been traced back ultimately to Latin rādere ‘scratch’. Its past participial stem rās (source of English erase and razor) formed the basis of a Vulgar Latin verb *rāsicāre. From this was derived the noun *rāsica ‘scurf, scab, dregs …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 14 rascal — UK [ˈrɑːsk(ə)l] / US [ˈræsk(ə)l] noun [countable] Word forms rascal : singular rascal plural rascals 1) humorous a child who behaves badly but who you like too much to be angry with Come back here, you little rascal! 2) old fashioned a dishonest… …

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  • 15 rascal — [14] Rascal has been traced back ultimately to Latin rādere ‘scratch’. Its past participial stem rās (source of English erase and razor) formed the basis of a Vulgar Latin verb *rāsicāre. From this was derived the noun *rāsica ‘scurf, scab, dregs …

    Word origins

  • 16 rascal — Synonyms and related words: bad boy, bastard, blackguard, blighter, booger, bounder, buffoon, bugger, cad, cutup, dastard, devil, elf, enfant terrible, funmaker, good for nothing, heel, hood, hoodlum, hooligan, imp, joker, jokester, knave, little …

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  • 17 rascal — [[t]rɑ͟ːsk(ə)l, ræ̱s [/t]] rascals N COUNT If you call a man or child a rascal, you mean that they behave badly and are rude or dishonest. [OLD FASHIONED] What s that old rascal been telling you? Syn: rogue …

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  • 18 rascal — A scoundrel, except as used with a light touch as it often is, e.g., you little rascal The words, he was a damned rascal, although a vulgar expression, are, perhaps, the strongest in use to convey our ideas of moral turpitude. Brown v Mims, 9 SCL …

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  • 19 rascal — noun Etymology: Middle English rascaile foot soldiers, commoners, worthless person, from Anglo French rascaille, from Old French dialect (Norman & Picard) *rasquer to scrape, clean off, from Vulgar Latin *rasicare Date: 15th century 1. a mean,… …

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  • 20 rascal — rascallike, adj. /ras keuhl/, n. 1. a base, dishonest, or unscrupulous person. 2. a mischievous person or animal: That child is a real rascal. [1300 50; ME rascaile, raskaille < OF rascaille rabble; perh. akin to RASH2] Syn. 1. rapscallion, scamp …

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