waggishness
noun see waggish

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Waggishness — 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. [1913 Webster] 2. Done, made, or laid in waggery or for sport; sportive; humorous; as, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • waggishness — See waggishly. * * * …   Universalium

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  • waggishness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The state of being full of high spirited fun: fnskiness, frolicsomeness, playfulness, sportiveness. See WORK …   English dictionary for students

  • waggishness — n. See waggery …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • waggishness — wag·gish·ness …   English syllables

  • waggishness — noun waggish behavior • Syn: ↑waggery • Derivationally related forms: ↑waggish • Hypernyms: ↑fun, ↑play, ↑sport …   Useful english dictionary

  • Archness — Arch ness, n. The quality of being arch; cleverness; sly humor free from malice; waggishness. Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • waggish — 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 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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