Pronunciation: (skamp),[key] —n. 1. an unscrupulous and often mischievous person; rascal; rogue; scalawag.
2. a playful, mischievous, or naughty young person; upstart.
3. a grouper, Mycteroperca phenax, of Florida: so called from its habit of stealing bait.
—v.t. to do or perform in a hasty or careless manner: to scamp work.