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waggish definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: witty or joking; "Muskrat Castle as the house has been facetiously named by some waggish officer"- James Fenimore Cooper

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 1589 1. resembling or characteristic of a wag <a waggish friend> <a waggish prose style> 2. done or made in waggery or for sport ; humorous <waggish spoofs of popular songs> waggishly adverb waggishness noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. playful, facetious. Derivatives: waggishly adv. waggishness n.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Waggish Wag"gish (-g[i^]sh), a. 1. Like a wag; mischievous in sport; roguish in merriment or good humor; frolicsome. ``A company of waggish boys.'' --L'Estrange. 2. Done, made, or laid in waggery or for sport; sportive; humorous; as, a waggish trick. -- Wag"gish*ly, adv. -- Wag"gish*ness, n.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. 1. Mischievous, roguish, frolicsome, gamesome, tricksy. 2. Jocular, jocose, humorous, sportive, merry, facetious, droll, funny, comical.

1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue

Arch, gamesome, frolicsome.

Moby Thesaurus

antic, arch, capersome, comic, comical, devilish, droll, elfish, elvish, facetious, foolish, frolicsome, full of mischief, funny, gamesome, high-spirited, humorous, impish, jocose, jocular, knavish, laughable, ludicrous, mischief-loving, mischievous, pert, playful, prankish, pranksome, pranky, puckish, roguish, rompish, saucy, scampish, scapegrace, sportful, sportive, trickish, tricksy, tricky, witty



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