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thievish

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adjective thiev·ish \ˈthē-vish\

Definition of thievish

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or characteristic of a thief

  2. 2 :  given to stealing

thievishly

adverb

thievishness

noun


14th Century

First Known Use of thievish

14th century


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