from The Century Dictionary.
- Pertaining to or like a scamp; knavish; rascally.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Of or like a scamp; knavish.
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- adjective resembling a
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Ameche and Tierney are a handsome, appealing pair from their first meeting in a bookshop, while Charles Coburn (as scampish Grandpa Hugo) and Allyn Joslyn (as Henry's strait-laced cousin Albert) round out a fabulous supporting cast.
For while every discount A. J. Liebling who parachutes into the state likes to establish that Louisiana is ruled by scampish Cajun kings, tin-pot Napoleons, and back-slapping, nut-cutting populists of the Long stripe, it is a stereotype that historically has been, well, sort of true.
Apologies to all those who expect something less puerile from Vicious Imagery, I'm in a scampish mood today...
In terrific clips, we see the scampish gleam of mischief that shot out of Atwater's steely eyes, giving him the look of a honky-tonk Daniel Craig.
There is Uncle Skoal, blond, handsome and scampish, who sported a wooden leg from a chain-saw accident.
Seriously, if Mindy McCready made a film about a scampish Volkswagen and Lindsay Lohan was beaten up and choked by her ex-boyfriend you'd think the pair of them were twins.
Perhaps Iain, with his post, is being his usual naughty scampish self and, in the nicest possible way, trying to make things just a little more difficult for the Lib Dems by suggesting political momentum for Clegg?
The humorous characters, which are also taken from the play, — a buxom widow who with her eyes open chooses the most scampish of two selfish suitors because he is the better looking, — are well done.
Church — I thought that this scurvy scampish knave might show them the way to the place he mentioned, unless his courage failed him.
Originally a prisoner, and one of the greatest scamps even among that most scampish body, he for a very long period endeavoured to acquire the enviable notoriety of a flash man; that is, in the terms of the immortal Shakspeare,