Meaning of “scoundrel” in the English Dictionary

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"scoundrel" in British English

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scoundrelnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈskaʊn.drəl/ us /ˈskaʊn.drəl/ old-fashioned or humorous

(Definition of “scoundrel” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"scoundrel" in American English

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scoundrelnoun [ C ]

us /ˈskɑʊn·drəl/

a person, esp. an elected official, who treats others badly and cannot be trusted

(Definition of “scoundrel” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)