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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a wicked or evil person; someone who does evil deliberately;
[syn: villain, scoundrel]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Scoundrel \Scoun"drel\, n. [Probably from Prov. E. & Scotch scunner, scouner, to loathe, to disgust, akin to AS. scunian to shun. See Shun.] A mean, worthless fellow; a rascal; a villain; a man without honor or virtue. [1913 Webster] Go, if your ancient, but ignoble blood Has crept through scoundrels ever since the flood. --Pope. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Scoundrel \Scoun"drel\, a. Low; base; mean; unprincipled. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

scoundrel n 1: a wicked or evil person; someone who does evil deliberately [syn: villain, scoundrel]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

28 Moby Thesaurus words for "scoundrel": bastard, blackguard, bounder, cad, criminal, cur, deceiver, devil, good-for-nothing, heel, knave, louse, lowlife, miscreant, precious rascal, rapscallion, rascal, rogue, rotter, scalawag, scamp, scapegrace, shyster, sneak, spalpeen, traitor, villain, wretch
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

SCOUNDREL. An opprobrious title given to a person of bad character. General damages will not lie for calling a man a scoundrel, but special damages may be recovered when there has been an actual loss. 2 Bouv: Inst. n. 2250; 1 Chit. Pr. 44.