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Meaning of PAWKY

Pronunciation:  'pâkee

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\Paw"ky\, a. [Cf. AS. p[ae]cean to deceive.]
Arch; cunning; sly. [Scot.] --Jamieson.

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