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  • nounperson who is very funny
  • verbwiggle back and forth

synonyms for wag

  • card
  • clown
  • comedian
  • comic
  • humorist
  • jester
  • joker
  • jokester
  • kibitzer
  • prankster
  • punster
  • show-off
  • trickster
  • wit
  • zany
  • a million laughs
  • cutup
  • farceur
  • funny person
  • funster
  • kidder
  • life of the party
  • quipster
  • wisecracker
See also synonyms for: wagged / wagger / wagging
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How to use wag in a sentence

Mason is long gone from Groupon, but he remains a bit of a wag.
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"I bought them boots to wear only when I go into genteel society," said one of the codfish tribe, to a wag, the other day.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
While a one-step was in full swing some would-be wag suddenly turned off all the lights.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
A distinguished wag about town says, the head coverings the ladies wear now-a-days, are barefaced false hoods.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
If all the world did not wag his way, so much the worse for cold-blooded mercenary superfluous beings.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
The fellow she came with is Delmet the architect—a great wag—lazy, but full of fun—and genius.
THE REAL LATIN QUARTERF. BERKELEY SMITH
Muroc was a wag, a grim sort of fellow, black from his trade, with big rollicking eyes.
WHEN VALMOND CAME TO PONTIAC, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
He returned to her, and had the unspeakable joy of seeing her wag her tail with an almost imperceptible movement at his approach.
A PASSION IN THE DESERTHONORE DE BALZAC
The old man didn't kick; he drew in his claws, and took his nap after dinner, and let the two sit and wag their tails.
RUDY AND BABETTEHANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN
Then when he caught a faint whiff of the game, he would stop short, and look around, and wag his tail.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO WAG

  • antic
  • bozo
  • clown
  • comedian
  • comic
  • droll
  • fool
  • harlequin
  • jester
  • joker
  • merry-andrew
  • wag
  • zany
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