One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1(An insulting name for) a supposedly roguish person.
2A person's face, characterized by a mischievous expression.
3The dangerous or disreputable side of something.
Late 17th century; earliest use found in John Vanbrugh (1664–1726), playwright and architect.
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