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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A few seconds later she was caressing Dvorak's seductive theme like a lover and impishly honing down the volume to a mere whisper and phrasing beguilingly.
His rendition of Poirot is heroic and hilarious, driven by compulsion but impishly amused by his own cleverness.
She exclaimed impishly that after all the job postings I have given her, she never even treated me or gifted anything.
The photograph of the youngster, posing impishly like a wannabe ballerina, was one of thousands which she took in the late 1960s.
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They delight in their curves whether, like the work of Huguette Caland and Paul Feeley, impishly suggesting body parts, landscapes (Hafif calls these "hills," after Rome's seven, no doubt), slow blobs, or board games.
Ricky Cervais has yet to find another role as perfectly suited to his caustic sensibilities as that of "The Office" boss David Brent--or, for that matter, the impishly nasty, trash-talking persona he assumes for his Golden Globes hosting gigs.
He then imagined standing in Downing Street addressing the media and impishly making the quip, "Alas poor Boris I knew him well, a fellow of most infinite jest".
In a frequently broadcast advertisement for a washing powder brand, for instance, a group of schoolchildren impishly strip off the short trousers of another class fellow.
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?
Carrots with giggly bits rise impishly from sacks by the deeply veined King Eddie spuds, whose lumpy, quarried faces grimace at the broccoli, over which sits a cauliflower, wimple-white in the centre and caressed by perfect leaves.