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Definition of "rascally" [ras•cal•ly]

  • Like a rascal. (adjective)
  • In the manner of a rascal. (adverb)

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Use "rascally" in a sentence
  • "For more than a year the army up the river ate 20 tons of flour daily, and it is easy to imagine how bitter amid ordinary circumstances would have been the battle between the commissariat officers, whose duty it was to insist on proper quality, and the contractors -- often, I fear, meriting the epithet 'rascally' -- intent only upon profit."
  • "It also contained what some have called the rascally, others the asinine propositions that the volume of currency should be made and kept equal to the wants of trade; that all National Bank circulation should be promptly and permanently retired, and legal tenders be issued in their stead, and that the payment of at least one-half of the customs should be in legal tenders."
  • "As Fela explains, "If rascality is going to get us what we want, we will use it; because we are dealing with corrupt people, we have to be 'rascally' with them.""