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scallywagnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈskæl.i.wæɡ/ UK informal humorous (US usually scalawag)
someone, ​especially a ​child, who has ​behavedbadly but who is still ​liked
(Definition of scallywag from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “scallywag”
in Chinese (Simplified) 淘气鬼,小坏蛋…
in Chinese (Traditional) 淘氣鬼,小壞蛋…
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