Antonyms of adj rascally

2 senses of rascally

Sense 1
devilish, rascally, roguish -- (playful in an appealingly bold way; "a roguish grin")

INDIRECT (VIA playful) -> unplayful, serious, sober -- (completely lacking in playfulness)

Sense 2
rascally, roguish, scoundrelly, blackguardly -- (lacking principles or scruples; "the rascally rabble"; "the tyranny of a scoundrelly aristocracy" - W.M. Thackaray; "the captain was set adrift by his roguish crew")

INDIRECT (VIA dishonest) -> honest, honorable -- (not disposed to cheat or defraud; not deceptive or fraudulent; "honest lawyers"; "honest reporting")

Similarity of adj rascally

2 senses of rascally

Sense 1
devilish, rascally, roguish -- (playful in an appealingly bold way; "a roguish grin")
       => playful (vs. unplayful) -- (full of fun and high spirits; "playful children just let loose from school")

Sense 2
rascally, roguish, scoundrelly, blackguardly -- (lacking principles or scruples; "the rascally rabble"; "the tyranny of a scoundrelly aristocracy" - W.M. Thackaray; "the captain was set adrift by his roguish crew")
       => dishonest (vs. honest), dishonorable -- (deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive)

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