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Synonyms for knave
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jack, knave(noun)

    one of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a young prince

    Antonyms:
    indivisible

  2. rogue, knave, rascal, rapscallion, scalawag, scallywag, varlet(noun)

    a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. knave

    Synonyms:
    hogue, cheat, rascal, villain, miscreant, scoundrel

    Antonyms:
    true-penny, gentleman, innocent, dupe, simpleton, gull, oaf

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. knave(n.)

    Synonyms:
    villain, rascal, scoundrel, rogue, cheat, caitiff, swindler, sharper, trickster, scamp, scapegrace, SCALAWAG

  2. knave(n.)

    Synonyms:
    jack (of cards)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. knave(n)

    Synonyms:
    villain, rascal, scamp, scoundrel

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How to use knave in a sentence?

  1. Charles Caleb Colton:

    He that dies a martyr proves that he was not a knave, but by no means that he was not a fool.

  2. Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield:

    The heart never grows better by age I fear rather worse always harder. A young liar will be an old one, and a young knave will only be a greater knave as he grows older.

  3. John Dryden, The Medal, 1682:

    None are so busy as the fool and knave.

  4. Earl of Kent, _The_Tragedy_of_King_Lear_:

    A knave; a rascal; an eater of broken meats; a base, proud, shallow, beggarly, three-suited, hundred-pound, filthy, worsted-stocking knave; a lily-livered, action-taking knave, a whoreson, glass-gazing, super-serviceable finical rogue; one-trunk-inheriting slave; one that wouldst be a bawd, in way of good service, and art nothing but the composition of a knave, beggar, coward, pandar, and the son and heir of a mongrel bitch: one whom I will beat into clamorous whining, if thou deniest the least syllable of thy addition.

  5. Alexander Hamilton, P. 217 - A History of the American People by P. Johnson:

    Every man ought to be supposed a knave, and to have no other end, in all his actions, but private interest. By this interest we must govern him, and by means of it, make him cooperate to public good, notwithstanding his unsatiable avarice and ambition.

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Translations for knave

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  • Knabe, Knecht, Gauner, Knappe, Boy, Schurke, BubeGerman
  • απατεώνGreek
  • mozo, sota, bellaco, villano, pajeSpanish
  • sotamies, solttu, hovipoika, knaapi, jätkäFinnish
  • voyou, fourbe, page, valetFrench
  • fanteItalian
  • 悪党Japanese
  • knaap, knecht, schelm, boy, boerDutch
  • valetePortuguese
  • валет, прислужник, плут, жулик, подонок, мальчик-слуга, лакей, подлец, негодяйRussian
  • hjon, gynnare, dräng, skojare, knektSwedish
  • ghulamuSwahili
  • மோசமானவன்Tamil
  • knaveTelugu

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