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synonyms for impish

  • devilish
  • jaunty
  • naughty
  • playful
  • casual
  • devil-may-care
  • elfin
  • elvish
  • fiendish
  • flippant
  • free and easy
  • fresh
  • frolicsome
  • giddy
  • offhand
  • pert
  • pixieish
  • prankish
  • puckish
  • rascally
  • saucy
  • sportive
  • waggish
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antonyms for impish

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  • good
  • moral
  • behaved
  • subdued
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How to use impish in a sentence

He was a dark impish looking fellow, as lean as Cassius and as crafty and envious as Iago.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
A caricature grotesque and impish, and yet one that no human being could mistake—a caricature by the hand of a master!
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
An impish thought danced before her for a second—“Fine talk, but you know you love to be loved.”
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
He approved of Parpon, and never lost a chance of sharpening his humour on the dwarf's impish whetstone of a tongue.
WHEN VALMOND CAME TO PONTIAC, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
He always returned empty-handed, and Nannie watched with an impish smile from an upper window.
THE GENTLE ART OF COOKING WIVESELIZABETH STRONG WORTHINGTON
He was aware of every inch of her disdainful, impish presence as she stood there watching him from a corner of one eye.
ROBERT ANNYS: POOR PRIESTANNIE NATHAN MEYER
The answers are heard in it as though the person speaking were there concealed in an impish embodiment of himself.
STEAM STEEL AND ELECTRICITYJAMES W. STEELE
The fire in the grate looked impish—demoniacally funny, as if it did not care in the least about her strait.
TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLESTHOMAS HARDY
All at once he caught sight of De Gollyer's impish eyes, and, unable longer to contain himself, burst out laughing.
MURDER IN ANY DEGREEOWEN JOHNSON
Timmy really loved learning, and it was a pleasure to the scholar to teach his clever, impish, youngest son.
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WORDS RELATED TO IMPISH

  • delicate
  • devilish
  • disobedient
  • elfish
  • frolicsome
  • impish
  • little
  • minute
  • misbehaving
  • naughty
  • petite
  • playful
  • prankish
  • puckish
  • puny
  • rascally
  • slight
  • sprightly
  • tiny
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