Nor did we turn out noticeably more thievish , drug-addled, or unmotivated than nice suburban kids.
Are you talking about the thievish doings of organized crime, all those gangs we keep hearing about?
For the same reason the breed has a tendency to thievishness , even though they really are very teachable and very well know what is right and wrong.
They are thievishly inclined, as we have experienced.
At first she could imagine no hope for their fondness for bad wine, their thievishness , their absolute unreliability, their invincible resistance to thrift, cleanliness, and common sense.
He is remarkable for his thievishness and his destructiveness toward small animals.
Hyenas are numerous, and thievishly inclined.
He cautiously removed from under his helmet the hamburger, thievishly glanced round and thrust it into his mouth.
He may be exuberant or even excessive, and this may cause some excitement, but we see nothing of scandal, vice, thievishness or anything of that kind in this card.
An old adage says ‘There is honor among thieves;’ and obviously, if there were not, there could be no such thing as organized thievishness , or association in mischief of any sort.