Word: knavish

Category: knavish

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knavish definition

Synonyms: knavish

waste time, dally, dawdle, loiter, linger, take one's time, delay, temporize, stall, procrastinate, pussyfoot around, drag one's feet, dither, hesitate, falter, vacillate, waver, hem and haw, shilly-shally, lollygag, let the grass grow under one's feet, tarry, dillydally, shillyshally, drag one's heels

Translations: knavish

german
schurkisch


french
infâme, malin

russian
жульнический, плутовской, мошеннический

czech
ničemný

polish
służalczy, łajdacki, nikczemny

ukrainian
шахраї

lithuanian
gudrus

latvian
viltīgs, manīgs, izveicīgs

romanian
viclean

slovak
darebáčky

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The meaning and "use of": knavish

adjective
  • dishonest or unscrupulous.

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