Fraudulent vs Knavish - What's the difference?

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Fraudulent is a synonym of knavish.


As adjectives the difference between fraudulent and knavish

is that fraudulent is dishonest; based on fraud or deception while knavish is having the characteristics of a knave; mischievous, roguish, waggish, rascally or impertinent.

fraudulent

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • dishonest; based on fraud or deception
  • false; phony
  • He tried to pass a fraudulent check.

    Usage notes

    * Nouns to which "fraudulent" is often applied: claim, practice, transfer, scheme, transaction, document, intent, misrepresentation, act, action, mortgage, check, conveyance, accounting, bankruptcy, reporting, etc.

    Synonyms

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    Derived terms

    * fraudulently

    knavish

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Having the characteristics of a knave; mischievous, roguish, waggish, rascally or impertinent