scapegrace

  • 1 Scapegrace — Scape grace , n. A graceless, unprincipled person; one who is wild and reckless. Beaconsfield. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 scapegrace — index degenerate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 scapegrace — (n.) 1809, from SCAPE (Cf. scape) (v.) + GRACE (Cf. grace) (n.); as if one who escapes the grace of God. Possibly influenced by SCAPEGOAT (Cf. scapegoat) (q.v.) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 scapegrace — [skāp′grās΄] n. [ SCAPE2 + GRACE] a graceless, unprincipled fellow; scamp; rogue; rascal …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 scapegrace — noun Etymology: 1scape Date: 1763 an incorrigible rascal …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 6 scapegrace — /skayp grays /, n. a complete rogue or rascal; a habitually unscrupulous person; scamp. [1800 10; SCAPE2 + GRACE] * * * …

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  • 7 scapegrace — noun /ˈskeɪpɡɹeɪs/ A wild and reckless person (especially a boy); a scoundrel. Syn: black sheep …

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  • 8 scapegrace — Synonyms and related words: backslider, bad boy, bad egg, bad lot, black sheep, booger, buffoon, bugger, cutup, degenerate, devil, elf, enfant terrible, fallen angel, funmaker, good for nothing, hood, hoodlum, hooligan, imp, joker, jokester,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 9 scapegrace — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. scamp, rogue, scoundrel, scalawag; see rascal …

    English dictionary for students

  • 10 scapegrace — n. dishonest person, rascal, rogue, scoundrel …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 11 scapegrace — noun archaic a mischievous person; a rascal. Origin C19: from archaic scape escape + grace, i.e. a person who lacks the grace of God …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 12 scapegrace — n. Careless fellow, idle fellow …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 13 scapegrace — n scamp, Inf. scalawag, rascal, rogue, rapscallion, scaramouche. See scamp …

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  • 14 scapegrace — scape•grace [[t]ˈskeɪpˌgreɪs[/t]] n. a persistent rascal • Etymology: 1800–10 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 15 scapegrace — /ˈskeɪpgreɪs/ (say skaypgrays) noun a reckless, good for nothing person; a ne er do well; a scamp. {shortened form of phrase, one who escapes divine grace} …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 16 scapegrace — n. a rascal; a scamp, esp. a young person or child. Etymology: scape (as SCAPEGOAT) + GRACE = one who escapes the grace of God …

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  • 17 List of Skulduggery Pleasant characters — This list comprises information on characters who exist in the following fantasy novels: Skulduggery Pleasant Skulduggery Pleasant: Playing With Fire Skulduggery Pleasant: The Faceless Ones Skulduggery Pleasant: Dark Days Skulduggery Pleasant:… …

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  • 18 List of Issues of The Magnet — Issues of The Magnet, published by Amalgamated Press between 1908 and 1940. References in brackets refer to reprints by the Howard Baker Press and the Greyfriars Book Club. 1908 The Making of Harry Wharton (Book Club 3) The Taming of Harry (Book… …

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  • 19 List of secondary characters in Skulduggery Pleasant — This list comprises information on minor characters who exist in the fantasy novel, Skulduggery Pleasant and its sequel by Derek Landy. The premise of the novel is that magic is real and those with the ability to wield it live among us. Many… …

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  • 20 Stephanie Edgely (Valkyrie Cain) — Stephanie Edgely is a fictional character in the fantasy novel Skulduggery Pleasant and its sequel . Although Skulduggery is the titular character Stephanie is arguably the main protagonist as most of the story is told from her point of… …

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