puckish


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puck·ish

 (pŭk′ĭsh)
adj.
Mischievous; impish: a puckish grin; puckish wit.

puck′ish·ly adv.
puck′ish·ness n.

puck•ish

(ˈpʌk ɪʃ)

adj. (often cap.)
mischievous; impish.
[1870–75]
puck′ish•ly, adv.
puck′ish•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.puckish - naughtily or annoyingly playfulpuckish - naughtily or annoyingly playful; "teasing and worrying with impish laughter"; "a wicked prank"
playful - full of fun and high spirits; "playful children just let loose from school"

puckish

adjective mischievous, teasing, naughty, sly, playful, whimsical, impish, roguish, frolicsome, ludic (literary), waggish, sportive He had a puckish sense of humour.
Translations

puckish

[ˈpʌkɪʃ] ADJmalicioso, juguetón

puckish

adj, puckishly
advkoboldhaft
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