Definitions for pawky

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word pawky

Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. pawky(adj)

    cunning and sly

    "the pawky rich old lady who incessantly scores off her parasitical descendants"- Punch

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. pawky(Adjective)

    Shrewd, sly; often also as characterised by a sarcastic sense of humour.

  2. Origin: From pawk + -y.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Pawky(adj)

    arch; cunning; sly

  2. Origin: [Cf. AS. pcean to deceive.]


Find a translation for the pawky definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these pawky definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"pawky." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 26 Apr. 2015. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for pawky? Don't keep it to yourself...

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for pawky:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.