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scallywag

noun [C] UK informal humorous (US usually scalawag) uk   us   /ˈskæl.i.wæɡ/
someone, especially a child, who has behaved badly but who is still liked
Translations of “scallywag”
in Chinese (Traditional) 淘氣鬼,小壞蛋…
in Chinese (Simplified) 淘气鬼,小坏蛋…
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