Scamp

Definition of Scamp

Pronunciation: skămp
n.1.A rascal; a swindler; a rogue.
v. t.1.To perform in a hasty, neglectful, or imperfect manner; to do superficially.
A workman is said to scamp his work when he does it in a superficial, dishonest manner.
- Wedgwood.
Much of the scamping and dawdling complained of is that of men in establishments of good repute.
- T. Hughes.

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bad boy, begrudge, bird, blackguard, blink, booger, buffoon, bugger, carefully ignore, chap, cold-shoulder, cut a corner, cut corners, cutup, devil, dodge, dog, duck, elf, enfant terrible, famish, fudge, funmaker, grudge, hood, hoodlum, hooligan, imp, joker, jokester, knave, limb, little devil, little monkey, little rascal, live upon nothing, minx, mischief, mischief-maker, pass over, pass over lightly, pinch, pinch pennies, pixie, practical joker, prankster, precious rascal, puck, rapscallion, rascal, ribald, rogue, rowdy, ruffian, scalawag, scant, scapegrace, scoundrel, screw, scrimp, shyster, skim, skim over, skim the surface, skimp, skip over, slight, slubber over, slur, slur over, slyboots, sneak, spalpeen, starve, stint, touch upon, touch upon lightly, villain, wag
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