- s lacking principles or scruples
the tyranny of a scoundrelly aristocracy" - W.M. Thackaray
- The ship also contained one O'Malley, inebriate doctor, a Scotswoman named Jean, some scoundrelly sailors and many others who would doubtless have been relevant to this .
- Raymond Massey and Dudley Digges made Candida's sermonizing husband understandable, her scoundrelly father amusing.
- Fry's titled chatelaine is a sort of spiritual Lady Bountiful who hides in her house a scoundrelly deserter who was once her son-in-law.