impishly


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imp·ish

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

imp′ish·ly adv.
imp′ish·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
References in periodicals archive ?
However, Miss Manners will allow you to give a frank answer, such as "nauseous" or "cranky" (one word; no graphic descriptions) provided that you do it with an impishly apologetic smile.
She smiled impishly and said 'You will be more like a grandmom to the child'.
An impishly grinning more mature lady admitted that she hadn't handled a wet sausage for a while, and a couple of lads cheekily reassured that her impressive hand action proved she'd never lost her touch!
The photo of the popular K-Pop boy group brought instant delight to the teen stars who were impishly shrieking while pointing out their "bias group" (the group they love the most in K-Pop).
Somewhere in the late nineteen fifties, the hedge was replaced by a brick wall, which my mother (rather impishly) explained was designed to keep 'rascals' like me, out.
It was impressive stuff from the Midlands singer who seems to be relishing both a late career purple patch and the chance to impishly deconstruct his musical legacy whenever and wherever possible.
Cristiano Ronaldo has been doing Cristiano Ronaldo things and Luka Modric has been impishly brilliant, but no footballer in the World Cup's group stages made as big a difference as Philippe Coutinho.
(His first, Joshua, was 8 when Howard met him and is now married with his own family and still in touch with the Brodskys.) Luis makes himself at home behind Howard's desk (and calls Eichhorn's extension and announces, impishly, that he has been promoted).
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.