impishly


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imp·ish

 (ĭm′pĭsh)
adj.
Of or befitting an imp; mischievous.

imp′ish·ly adv.
imp′ish·ness n.
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Adv.1.impishly - in an appealing but bold manner; "she asked him impishly to come in"
Translations

impishly

[ˈɪmpɪʃlɪ] ADV [say, smile] → pícaramente, socarronamente

impishly

[ˈɪmpɪʃli] advespièglement
He smiled at me impishly → Il me sourit espièglement.

impishly

advschelmisch; smile, look alsoverschmitzt
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On one occasion, hotly engaged in an argument in which I was expressing the anti-nationalist view, he promptly stood up and obscured one of my own books with a volume of Gwynfor Evans, the Nationalist MP, adding impishly, 'You were saying?
That makes impressive reading although one might impishly ask; is the semis their limit?
A wall of lithographs plates including Carrot Nose (1962) exemplify Dubuffet's impishly deformed bodies, descendents of the brushes of Picasso and Miro alike.
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Northumberland Theatre Company and obviously not putting up too convincing a case for the British press, because she was impishly minded to inquire of the Tabloid Colossus before her "whether or not one ought to believe ANYTHING one reads in the newspapers?
She rides a Razor 360 -- sort of a metal Big Wheels tricycle -- in the halls during appointments at Children's Hospital and greets her personal care attendant, Kimmie Gronlund, by impishly sticking out her tongue.
Thulani Serero had impishly tiptoed his way through the Celtic defence without Efe Ambrose even noticing and was one on one with the keeper.
Thulani Serero had impishly tiptoed his way through the Celtic defence without Efe Ambrose even noticing and was one on one with the keeper hh C wi eve on kee B ma But somehow Foster made himself so big that Serero could find no way through.
And this week millions of viewers witnessed this inspirational youngster's total lack of self pity as he impishly recoiled in horror when Nicole Scherzinger tried to kiss him.
He breaks into a dance step and impishly asks: " Is this how you screw the bulb in India?
If happiness hasn't increased, he asks impishly, "why aren't Bok and Kolbert asking why we bother to come home from the office" and take vacations?