knavish definition

  • adjective:
    • Having the qualities of a knave; mischievous, roguish, waggish, rascally or impertinent
    • Like or characteristic of a knave{3}; fond of knavery; trickish; fraudulent; dishonest; villainous.
    • Mischievous; roguish; waggish; rascally.
    • marked by skill in deception
  • others:
    • Like a knave; suitable for a knave; difficult; dishonest; deceptive: since, a knavish fellow; a knavish trick.
    • Roguish; waggish; naughty.
    • Synonyms Trickish, rascally, unprincipled.

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