Definition of knavishness in English:

knavishness

noun

archaic

See knavish

  • ‘Professor Chomsky said, ‘There are simply no limits to greed and knavishness in the business world’.’
  • ‘The ever undisguised craftiness and knavishness of the imperialists is characteristic of their aggressive foreign policy after the end of the cold war.’
  • ‘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.’