Pronunciation: (skar'u-mouch", -mOOsh"), [key]
1. a stock character in commedia dell'arte and farce who is a cowardly braggart, easily beaten and frightened.
2. (l.c.) a rascal or scamp. Also,Scar'a•mouche".
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