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Definition of imp:

  1. A shoot; a scion; a bud; a slip; a graft.
  2. A young or inferior devil; a little, malignant spirit; a puny demon; a contemptible evil worker.
  3. An offspring; progeny; child; scion.
  4. Something added to, or united with, another, to lengthen it out or repair it, - as, an addition to a beehive; a feather inserted in a broken wing of a bird; a length of twisted hair in a fishing line.
  5. To graft with new feathers, as a wing; to splice a broken feather. Hence, Fig.: To repair; to extend; to increase; to strengthen to equip.
  6. To graft; to insert as a scion.

Synonyms:

elf, extremely low frequency, hob, scallywag, scalawag, rascal, rogue, rapscallion, scamp, pyxie, knave, gremlin, good, brownie, mischief, pixie, cutup, prankster, varlet, brat, monkey, pixy.

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