1A person, especially a child, who is mischievous in a likable or amusing way.
- One of the main differences we'll find it in is the way the familiar angels and devils are caricatured in a innocent-looking style, but that's deceiving; they are scamps, mischievous and even violent characters.
- While their classmates were courting concussion with head-banging, these young scamps would borrow equipment from electronic stores to ‘test them out’, use them to make music, then exchange them for different items.
- While the uber-gathering is undoubtedly for a highly worthwhile cause, both Noel and Damon have raised their hands like cheeky classroom scamps and announced that they have a few ‘issues’ with the whole thing.
- Example sentences
- Her little scampish voice made me giggle even though I couldn't understand half of what she was saying.
- He met Ingrid Bergman in Paris in 1945, inviting her out to dinner with a typically scampish note.