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KNAVE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does knave mean? 

KNAVE (noun)
  The noun KNAVE has 2 senses:

1. a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel
2. one of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a young prince

  Familiarity information: KNAVE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


KNAVE (noun)


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Meaning:

A deceitful and unreliable scoundrel

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

knave; rapscallion; rascal; rogue; varlet; scalawag; scallywag

Hypernyms ("knave" is a kind of...):

scoundrel; villain (a wicked or evil person; someone who does evil deliberately)


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Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

knave; jack

Hypernyms ("knave" is a kind of...):

court card; face card; picture card (one of the twelve cards in a deck bearing a picture of a face)


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