(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. See evildoer.
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. wretch, villain, knave, rogue, ruffian, rapscallion, scamp, caitiff, sneak, scoundrel, culprit, reprobate, delinquent, bully, malefactor, felon, criminal, convict, outlaw, jailbird, drunkard, bootlegger, blackguard, outcast, scapegrace, scallawag, racketeer, hoodlum, pickpocket, loafer, rounder, rowdy, rough; see also criminal , rascal .
Ant. gentleman*, lady*, good man.
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
criminal, evildoer, villain, sinner, felon, hoodlum, outlaw, scoundrel, rogue, rascal.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Utterly reprehensible in nature or behavior: corrupt, degenerate, depraved, flagitious, perverse, rotten, unhealthy, villainous. See CLEAN, GOOD.

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