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Meaning of PAWKY

Pronunciation:  'pâkee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  (British) cunning and sly; "the pawky rich old lady who incessantly scores off her parasitical descendants"- Punch
 

PAWKY is a 5 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: artful
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Paw"ky\, a. [Cf. AS. p[ae]cean to deceive.]
Arch; cunning; sly. [Scot.] --Jamieson.

 
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