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Synonyms for scoundrel
ˈskaʊn drəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. villain, scoundrel(noun)

    a wicked or evil person; someone who does evil deliberately

    Synonyms:
    baddie, villain

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. scoundrel

    Synonyms:
    villain, vagabond, knave, swindler, miscreant, reprobate

    Antonyms:
    man of honor, gentleman

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. scoundrel(n.)

    Synonyms:
    knave, rogue, villain, rascal, scamp, cheat, trickster, swindler, sharper, scapegrace, caitiff, vile wretch, miscreant

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. scoundrel(n)

    Synonyms:
    villain, knave, rascal, scamp, rogue, caitiff, reprobate, cheat, swindler, libertine, miscreant, bezonian, vagabond, wretch

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "scoundrel":

    villain, rascal, varmint, punk, rabble, stinker, bandit, crook, scum, squirt, hoodlum, devil

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How to use scoundrel in a sentence?

  1. Samuel Johnson:

    Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.

  2. Stephen Moore:

    If my nomination is about my views on the economy and my record on the economy, I'll win 60 votes, if it's about some things I wrote 20 years ago, and there's five full time investigative reporters looking at everything I've written, everything I've ever said, and they'll dig up stuff and people will think I'm some kind of scoundrel. In that case, I'll probably lose.

  3. Proverb:

    A rich man is either a scoundrel or the heir of a scoundrel. #billionaire

  4. Samuel Johnson:

    Patriotism having become one of our topicks, Johnson suddenly uttered, in a strong determined tone, an apophthegm, at which many will start Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel. But let it be considered that he did not mean a real and generous love of our country, but that pretended patriotism which so many, in all ages and countries, have made a cloak of self- interest.

  5. Bob Dylan:

    They say that patriotism is the last refuge to which a scoundrel clings

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