Scoundrel and Scum


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Scoundrel noun – A mean, evil, or unprincipled person.
Scum and scoundrel are semantically related in bounder topic. In some cases you can use "Scum" instead a noun "Scoundrel".
Nearby Word: scoundrelly
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Scum noun – A person whose behavior is offensive to others.
Usage example: ignore the heckler—he's complete scum

Scoundrel and scum are semantically related in bounder topic. Sometimes you can use "Scoundrel" instead a noun "Scum".
Synonyms for Scum

How words are described

dirty dirty scoundrel dirty scum
vile vile scoundrel vile scum
violent violent scoundrel violent scum
vicious vicious scoundrel vicious scum
Other adjectives: mercenary, general, murderous, biggest.
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