AskDefine | Define knavish

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knavish adj : marked by skill in deception; "cunning men often pass for wise"; "deep political machinations"; "a foxy scheme"; "a slick evasive answer"; "sly as a fox"; "tricky Dik"; "a wily old attorney" [syn: crafty, cunning, dodgy, foxy, guileful, slick, sly, tricksy, tricky, wily]

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Adjective

knavish
  1. Having the characteristics of a knave; mischievous, roguish, waggish, rascally or impertinent

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