impishness
noun see impish

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • impishness — index mischief Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • impishness — See impishly. * * * …   Universalium

  • impishness — noun The state or quality of being impish …   Wiktionary

  • impishness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Annoying yet harmless, usually playful acts: devilry, deviltry, diablerie, high jinks, mischief, mischievousness, prankishness, rascality, roguery, roguishness, tomfoolery. Informal: shenanigan (often used in plural).… …   English dictionary for students

  • impishness — n. mischievousness, devilishness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • impishness — imp·ish·ness …   English syllables

  • impishness — noun the trait of behaving like an imp • Syn: ↑mischievousness, ↑puckishness, ↑whimsicality • Derivationally related forms: ↑puckish (for: ↑puckishness), ↑mischievous …   Useful english dictionary

  • mischief — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. harm, injury; trouble; prank. See evil. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Damage] Syn. hurt, injury, trouble, harm; see damage 1 . 2. [Evil] Syn. atrocity, ill, catastrophe; see evil 2 , wrong 2 . 3.… …   English dictionary for students

  • mischievousness — noun 1. an attribute of mischievous children • Syn: ↑naughtiness, ↑badness • Derivationally related forms: ↑naughty (for: ↑naughtiness) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • puckishness — noun the trait of behaving like an imp • Syn: ↑impishness, ↑mischievousness, ↑whimsicality • Derivationally related forms: ↑puckish, ↑mischievous (for: ↑mischievousness), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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