- a male servant.
- a man of humble position.
OTHER WORDS FOR knave
Origin of knave
synonym study for knave
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH knaveknave , nave
How to use knave in a sentence
Let your orders for preparation go round tonight, so that your knaves may be ready to set out betimes to-morrow.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
Of course these are neutral ships; but it adds to our chance of finding out where and how these knaves draw their supplies!Letters of Lt.-Col. George Brenton Laurie|George Brenton Laurie
All those who deceive mankind are not always cheats; they are frequently deceived by those who are knaves in reality.Letters To Eugenia|Paul Henri Thiry Holbach
But while the world is full of fools, it is too much to expect there shall be any lack of knaves to prey upon them!Witch, Warlock, and Magician|William Henry Davenport Adams
The tricks o' knaves, or fash o' fools,Thou bear'st the gree!The Book of Humorous Verse|Various