n. one that is dishonest or troublemaker, especially a impish youngster
He was such an engaging scamp that his mother almost lacked the heart to punish him.
Sentence in Classic:
He was a miserable scamp, a sort of mendicant musician, a lazy beggar, who beat her, and who abandoned her as she had taken him, in disgust.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
She had exchanged rags with the first young scamp she came across who had thought it amusing to dress like a woman, while Eponine disguised herself like a man.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context