Definition for THIEV-ISH


  1. Given to stealing; addicted to the practice of theft; as, a thievish boy. Or with a base and boist'rous sword enforce / A thievish living on the common road. Shak.
  2. Secret; sly; acting by stealth; as, thievish minutes. Shak.
  3. Partaking of the nature of theft; as, a thievish practice.

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