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knavery

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noun knav·ery \ˈnā-və-rē, ˈnāv-rē\

Definition of knavery

plural knaveries

  1. 1 a :  rascality b :  a roguish or mischievous act

  2. 2 obsolete :  roguish mischief



Examples of knavery in a sentence

  1. <the sort of frat-boy knaveries that become the stuff of campus legend>

  2. <suspects some knavery going on in the political campaign>



1528

First Known Use of knavery

1528

Rhymes with knavery


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