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Noun: imp  imp
  1. (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous
    - elf, hob, gremlin, pixie, pixy, brownie
     
  2. One who is playfully mischievous
    - scamp, monkey, rascal, rapscallion, scalawag, scallywag

Derived forms: imps

Type of: child, faerie, faery, fairy, fay, fry, kid, minor, nestling, nipper, shaver, small fry, sprite, tiddler [Brit], tike, tyke, wean [UK, Ireland], youngster

Encyclopedia: Imp