1. [ noun ] a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel
Synonyms: rogue rascal rapscallion scalawag varlet knave
Related terms: villain
2. [ noun ] white Southerner supporting Reconstruction policies after the Civil War usually for self-interest
Synonyms: scalawag
Related terms: bad_person
3. [ noun ] one who is playfully mischievous
Synonyms: scamp monkey rascal rapscallion scalawag imp
Related terms: child terror tamper
Similar spelling:   scalawag