knavish

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Having the characteristics of a knave; mischievous, roguish, waggish, rascally or impertinent
{a} dishonest, fraudulent, waggish
{s} villainous, dishonest, deceitful; mischievous (Archaic)
Mischievous; roguish; waggish
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"
Like or characteristic of a knave; given to knavery; trickish; fraudulent; dishonest; villainous; as, a knavish fellow, or a knavish trick
knave
A tricky, deceitful fellow; a dishonest person; a rogue; a villain
knave
A playing card marked with the figure of a servant or soldier; a jack
knave
{n} a petty rascal, scoundrel, card, servant
knave
a boy A serving-man
knave
In card games, knave is another word for jack
knave
A lad, a garcon, a servant (Anglo-Saxon, cnáfa; German, knabe ) The knave of clubs, etc , is the son or servant of the king and queen thereof In an old version of the Bible we read: “Paul, a knave of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle,” etc (Rom i 1) This version, we are told, is in the Harlelan Library, but is generally supposed to be a forgery But, without doubt, Wycliff (Rev xii 5, 13) used the compound “Knave-child,” and Chaucer uses the same in the Man of Lawe's Tale, line 5130
knave
The Jack, or the fourth highest ranking card of any suit The word itself become obsolete due to the use of abbreviated forms to designate the suits Since the "K" stood for the King, "Kn" would have signified the Knave, but this proved too cumbersome
knave
a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel
knave
A lad, a garcon, a servant (Anglo-Saxon, cnáfa; German, knabe ) The knave of clubs, etc , is the son or servant of the king and queen thereof In an old version of the Bible we read: “Paul, a knave of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle,” etc (Rom i 1) This version, we are told, is in the Harleian Library, but is generally supposed to be a forgery But, without doubt, Wycliff (Rev xii 5, 13) used the compound “Knave-child,” and Chaucer uses the same in the Man of Lawe's Tale, line 5130
knave
one of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a young prince
knave
jack
knave
koken
knave
disapproval If someone calls a man a knave, they mean that he is dishonest and should not be trusted. = rogue, scoundrel
knave
a boy
knave
Any male servant; a menial
knave
{i} jack, playing card with the figure of a knave; rogue, cheater, crook, scoundrel, villain
knave
A boy; especially, a boy servant
knavish