Thievish

Definition of Thievish

Thiev´ish
a.1.Given to stealing; addicted to theft; as, a thievish boy, a thievish magpie.
2.Like a thief; acting by stealth; sly; secret.
Time's thievish progress to eternity.
- Shak.
3.Partaking of the nature of theft; accomplished by stealing; dishonest; as, a thievish practice.
Or with a base and biosterous sword enforce
A thievish living on the common road.
- Shak.

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dishonest, dishonorable, thieving
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