waggery

[ wag-uh-ree ]SEE DEFINITION OF waggery

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WAGGERY

The drollest specimen of waggery that ever emanated from that drollest of men, Burton.

His waggery was amusing to all who were not the butts of it.

He went back into the house where he cheered Jack by his waggery for some time.

His self-esteem was hurt at the child not relishing his waggery.

There was no trick, nor fraud, nor waggery which he had not at his fingers-ends.

Our Moses beats the Vicar's hollow in waggery, so we are proud of him.

Indeed, I always observed that Tom, with all his impudence and waggery, had a great deal of consideration and kindness.

With the waggery of his nature this negro gravely informed them that he was really a wild animal that had been caught and tamed.

In one respect he was precocious; namely, that he soon proved himself up to all the waggery and villainy of headquarters.

Yet a moment's consideration convinced me, that his behaviour either proceeded from waggery or mistake.

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