Noun(1) a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel(2) one of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a young prince
(1) Instead, according to the same Daily Record, he is a knave and a liar.(2) I'm glad he's going since IMO, the man is a fool and a knave .(3) Due to my poor performance as a husband, father, and provider, I can claim the role of knave , or general ne'er-do-well.(4) Those convinced of his knavery , however, are unlikely to accept this judgment as definitive.(5) No doubt the chancers behind this scam would later graduate to the kind of knavery witnessed at Kingston police court in the same month.(6) Professor Chomsky said, ├ö├ç├┐There are simply no limits to greed and knavishness in the business world├ö├ç├û.(7) The ever undisguised craftiness and knavishness of the imperialists is characteristic of their aggressive foreign policy after the end of the cold war.(8) All of Thomas Morton's goods were seized to pay the charges of the trial, and also to make good to the Indians what they had lost through his knavishness .(9) In general, Winter seems to feel that most writers are either the ├ö├ç├┐good guys├ö├ç├û or the knaves , and allows for very little middle ground.(10) He was on his way to punish a black-hearted pirate, a faithless scoundrel, who had not only acted knavishly toward the world in general, but had behaved most disloyally and disrespectfully toward a fellow pirate chief.(11) Gentleman, you see, do not play cricket with knaves .(12) Iago's only bond with his wife Emilia is not intimate, or even affectionate, and it becomes the means that undoes him when he believes he must kill her to prevent her from revealing his knavery .(13) Some very recent examples will suffice to persuade us that piety and knavery are incompatible.(14) One is at times reminded of Belloc's remark to the effect that the best proof of the divine foundation and support of the Church is that no institution run with such knavish imbecility could otherwise survive.(15) Other cities may let such things go, but we don't stand for any such knavery here.(16) Thomas Blaize, Marlowe's actor friend who knavishly betrays Marlowe into order to save his own dishonorable neck, is pure fiction.
(1) knave :: boef
1. scallywag ::
2. rascal ::
3. varlet ::
4. rapscallion ::
5. scalawag ::
6. rogue ::
Different Formsknave, knaves
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