Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Trickish; knavish; artful.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Trickish; artful.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective obsolete Trickish; artful.

Etymologies

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knack +‎ -ish

Examples

  • He said the word knackish in English, though truth to tell no one would have understood the word but Calvin himself.

    Alvin Journeyman

  • "I'd like to see what all the knackish folk in Hatrack River would make of you."

    Heartfire

  • "There's no such word as knackish in the English language," Calvin said.

    Alvin Journeyman

  • "Then you'll have to fix me, my talented knackish friend."

    Alvin Journeyman

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