Thesaurus / wag
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The crowd laughed heartily; and some wag observed that I should perhaps think him too old.

Under such circumstances the throats of a tenantry will still swallow, but their beards will not wag.

Doctor ThorneAnthony Trollope

"And well he may be," put in Messer Doria, who was reputed a wag.

Sometimes she thought him almost a fool; at others, quite a wag.

The Vicar of WrexhillMrs [Frances] Trollope

He still suspected the tail of a sinister intention to wag the Dragon.

The King of SchnorrersIsrael Zangwill

With a bark and a wag of his tail, their dog Splash came rushing along.

That was the reason some wag one day dubbed him "Absalom," which the rest caught up and soon shortened to "Sally."

Labrador DaysWilfred Thomason Grenfell

Wag and most of the rest are rehearsing a play which they mean to present before I go.

The Five JarsMontague Rhodes James

By degrees the teeth became less active and the tongues began to wag.

The Young TrawlerR.M. Ballantyne

You wag your head from side to side on your bicycle in the manner of Zimmerman, the champion.

Hints to PilgrimsCharles Stephen Brooks

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