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scamp

scamp

 
pronunciation:
skaemp
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition: a mischievous person, esp. a child; rascal.
That little scamp shut the cat in the closet again!
synonyms:
rapscallion, rascal, rogue
similar words:
caution, monkey, terror
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: scamped, scamping, scamps
definition: to do quickly or carelessly.
synonyms:
scant, skimp, slight
similar words:
hasten, hustle, rush
derivations: scampish (adj.), scampishly (adv.), scampishness (n.)