knave definition

  • noun:
    • An unprincipled, crafty fellow.
    • A male servant.
    • a guy of humble delivery.
    • Games See jack.
    • A boy; especially, a boy servant.
    • Any male servant; a menial.
    • A tricky, deceitful other; a dishonest person; a rogue; a villain.
    • A playing card marked with all the figure of a servant or soldier; a jack.
    • A boy; particularly, a boy servant.
    • Any male servant; a menial.
    • A tricky, deceitful other; a dishonest individual; a rogue; a villain.
    • A playing card marked using figure of a servant or soldier; a jack.
    • A boy; a boy as a servant; a servant; a fellow.
    • a buddy; a crony: utilized as a phrase of endearment.
    • A false, deceitful other; a dishonest individual; one provided to deceptive tricks or methods; a rogue or scoundrel.
    • A playing-card with a servant (usually, in English and United states cards, in a conventionalized outfit of this sixteenth century) figured about it; a jack.
    • certainly one of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a prince
    • a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel
  • others:
    • to show or make a knave.

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