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scamp

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Children
scampscamp /skæmp/ noun [countable] old-fashioned  SSCa child who has fun by tricking people
Examples from the Corpus
scampShe had been a scamp in those days, he said, sighing with exaggerated wistfulness.Actually, I wouldn't mind at all, because as far as I can make out Walter was an amiable scamp.Why, it's Murdoch, the scamp!
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