Definitions for knaveryˈneɪ və ri

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

knav•er•yˈneɪ və ri(n.)(pl.)-er•ies.

  1. unprincipled or dishonest dealing; trickery.

  2. a knavish act or practice.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dishonesty, knavery(noun)

    lack of honesty; acts of lying or cheating or stealing


  1. knavery(Noun)

    The (mis)behaviour of a knave, boyish mischief.

  2. knavery(Noun)

    Deceit, an unprincipled action.

  3. Origin: From knave + -ery

Webster Dictionary

  1. Knavery(noun)

    the practices of a knave; petty villainy; fraud; trickery; a knavish action

  2. Knavery(noun)

    roguish or mischievous tricks


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