thievish

[thee-vish]
adjective
1.
given to thieving.
2.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a thief; stealthy: a furtive, thievish look.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English thevisch; see thief, -ish1

thievishly, adverb
thievishness, noun
unthievish, adjective
unthievishly, adverb
unthievishness, noun
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thief (θiːf)
 
n , pl thieves
1.  a person who steals something from another
2.  criminal law a person who commits theft
 
[Old English thēof; related to Old Frisian thiāf, Old Saxon thiof, Old High German diob, Old Norse thjōfr, Gothic thiufs]
 
'thievish
 
adj
 
'thievishly
 
adv
 
'thievishness
 
n

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