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Wordnet 3.0


1. given to thievery;
[syn: thieving(a), thievish]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Thievish \Thiev"ish\, a. 1. Given to stealing; addicted to theft; as, a thievish boy, a thievish magpie. [1913 Webster] 2. Like a thief; acting by stealth; sly; secret. [1913 Webster] Time's thievish progress to eternity. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. Partaking of the nature of theft; accomplished by stealing; dishonest; as, a thievish practice. [1913 Webster] Or with a base and biosterous sword enforce A thievish living on the common road. --Shak. [1913 Webster] -- Thiev"ish*ly, adv. -- Thiev"ish*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

thievish adj 1: given to thievery [syn: thieving(a), thievish]