noun \ˈnā-və-rē, ˈnāv-rē\
plural knav·er·ies

Definition of KNAVERY

a :  rascality
b :  a roguish or mischievous act
obsolete :  roguish mischief

Examples of KNAVERY

  1. <the sort of frat-boy knaveries that become the stuff of campus legend>
  2. <suspects some knavery going on in the political campaign>

First Known Use of KNAVERY


Rhymes with KNAVERY


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