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scalawag

scal·a·wag

scalawag

 
pronunciation:
skae l waeg
part of speech: noun
definition 1: (informal) a rascal or troublemaker; dishonest person.
definition 2: a white Republican in the South during the Resconstruction period following the American Civil War (used contemptuously).
derivations: scalawaggy (adj.), scalawaggery (n.)