Thief vs Thievishly - What's the difference?

thief | thievishly |


As a noun thief

is one who has carried out a theft.

As an adverb thievishly is

in a thievish manner; like a thief.

thief

English

Noun

(thieves)
  • One who has carried out a theft.
  • (obsolete) A waster in the snuff of a candle.
  • (Bishop Hall)

    Hyponyms

    * burglar * cat burglar * mugger * robber * pickpocket

    Derived terms

    * *

    thievishly

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • In a thievish manner; like a thief.