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Smatchet


Smatchet (SMAH-chet) Noun: -A contemptible unmannerly person. Origin: Scottish probably from smatch + -et Synonyms: (just a few) -Blighter -Cockloche -Dandiprat -Dirtbag -Dogbolt -Shagrag -Stinkard Used in a sentence: “And you, ye idle ablich ‘at ye are! negleckin yer business an’ galantine aboot wi’ yon blackguard smatchet o’ a loon, Geordie Onnerson.” —James Leslie, The Otter’s Tale-Book for the Winter Evenings, 1839

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