adjective knav·ish \ˈnā-vish\

Definition of KNAVISH

:  of, relating to, or characteristic of a knave; especially :  dishonest
knav·ish·ly adverb

Examples of KNAVISH

  1. <a knavish bunch of urchins racing pell-mell through the marketplace>

First Known Use of KNAVISH

14th century


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