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synonyms for waggish

  • amusing
  • blithe
  • bubbly
  • cheerful
  • clowning
  • comical
  • frolicsome
  • funny
  • gamesome
  • gay
  • humorous
  • jaunty
  • jesting
  • jocular
  • jocund
  • joking
  • jolly
  • joyous
  • kittenish
  • lighthearted
  • lively
  • merry
  • mirthful
  • snappy
  • spirited
  • teasing
  • whimsical
  • witty
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How to use waggish in a sentence

The stranger looked sternly at the waggish apprentice, and seemed to grasp his cudgel in rather a menacing fashion.
THE FORTUNES OF NIGELSIR WALTER SCOTT
"Mind old Jerry's ghost doesn't catch hold of you," cried her waggish brother Jack, as she crossed the threshold, tea-can in hand.
LITTLE FOLKS (NOVEMBER 1884)VARIOUS
One would have said that some waggish creature was producing them and amusing himself with our embarrassment.
MYSTERIOUS PSYCHIC FORCESCAMILLE FLAMMARION
"You people better draw up an agreement as to who's to have all this gold," said Locke, with a waggish smile.
ISLE O' DREAMSFREDERICK F. MOORE
Yes, and a little cooler atmosphere from above, added a third waggish one.
THE MOTOR BOYS IN THE CLOUDSCLARENCE YOUNG
With what he imagined to be a very waggish air, Harry put out his tongue, and held it with his finger and thumb.
THE PEACE EGG AND OTHER TALESJULIANA HORATIA EWING
The waggish laureate Jasher is supposed by some profane speculators to have got up the whole miracle himself.
BIBLE ROMANCESGEORGE W. FOOTE
On another occasion he was riding along the road, and was accosted by two waggish members of the 6th Ohio.
INCIDENTS OF THE WAR: HUMOROUS, PATHETIC, AND DESCRIPTIVEALF BURNETT
We shall hear of Eugene Field in regions of literature far above the aim and scope of these witty and waggish sketches.
EUGENE FIELD, A STUDY IN HEREDITY AND CONTRADICTIONSSLASON THOMPSON
Mr. Curtis executed his sketch of Field in good faith; Field's sketch of Mr. Curtis was a marvel of waggish invention.
EUGENE FIELD, A STUDY IN HEREDITY AND CONTRADICTIONSSLASON THOMPSON
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WORDS RELATED TO WAGGISH

  • artful
  • frolicsome
  • mischievous
  • pert
  • playful
  • roguish
  • saucy
  • sly
  • waggish
  • wily
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