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Definition of knavish:

  1. Like or characteristic of a knave; given to knavery; trickish; fraudulent; dishonest; villainous; as, a knavish fellow, or a knavish trick.
  2. Mischievous; roguish; waggish.


silken, chancy, clever, catchy, cute, slippery, pat, guileful, ingenious, satiny, foxy, silky, cunning, artful, slick, dicey, fraudulent, dodgy, dishonest, sly, sleek, conniving, crafty, wily, glib, tricky, silklike, chanceful, untrustworthy, tricksy.

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