"knowing" Definition

  1. sharp, shrewd, artful; “a KNOWING codger,” or “a KNOWING blade,” one who can take you in, or cheat you, in any transaction you may have with him. It implies also deep cunning and foresight, and generally signifies dishonesty. “Who, on a spree with black-eyed Sal, his blowen, So swell, so prime, so nutty, and so KNOWING?”—_Don Juan._ KNOW, in this sense, enters into several slang phrases. “I KNOW something,” expresses that I am not to be taken in by any shallow device. “He KNOWS a thing or two,” _i.e._, he is a cunning fellow.

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Position in the dictionary: 1929 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: knowledge-box, knuckle, knuckle to, knuckle-duster, knuller, kootee, kotoo, kubber, kudos, kye
Previous words in the dictionary: knocking-out., knocking-in, knocker-face, knocker, knocked-up, knock-’em-downs, knock-under, knock-outs, knock-it-down, knock-in

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