NounScalawag (plural Scalawags)
- (pejorative, US, archaic) Any white Southerner who supported the federal plan of Reconstruction after the Civil War or who joined with the black freedmen and the carpetbaggers in support of Republican Party policies.
- (pejorative, archaic) A rascal. Alternative spelling of scallywag.
balker, balky horse, blackguard, crock, crowbait, devil, dog, enfant terrible, garron, goat, hack, jade, jughead, knave, limb, mischief, nag, plug, precious rascal, rapscallion, rascal, roarer, rogue, rosinante, scamp, scoundrel, shyster, sneak, spalpeen, stiff, villain, whistler