Student Thesaurus

One entry found for scamp.
Entry Word: scamp
Function: noun
Text: 1 an appealingly mischievous person <those little scamps are always getting into trouble, but no one has the heart to punish them>
Synonyms devil, hellion, imp, mischief, monkey, rapscallion, rascal, rogue, urchin
Related Words cutup, madcap, skylarker; ragamuffin; brat, disrupter, nuisance; juvenile delinquent; gamin, gamine
Near Antonyms beast, boor, cad, churl, clown, creep, cretin, cur, heel, joker, louse, lout, skunk, snake, stinker; knave, scalawag (or scallywag), scoundrel, villain
2 a mean, evil, or unprincipled person <an insincere and ruthlessly ambitious scamp who was willing to do anything to win the TV show's grand prize> -- see VILLAIN