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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:

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

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How to use scoundrel in a sentence?

  1. Joseph de Maistre:

    I don't know what a scoundrel is like, but I know what a respectable man is like, and it's enough to make one's flesh creep.

  2. George Bernard Shaw:

    Every man over forty is a scoundrel.

  3. 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.

  4. Joaquin Phoenix:

    I've been a scoundrel in my life. I've been selfish, cruel at times and hard to work with, and I'm grateful that so many people in this room have given me a second chance.

  5. Proverb:

    A rich man is either a scoundrel or the heir of a scoundrel


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