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n. pl. wag·ger·ies
1. Waggish behavior or spirit; drollery.
2. A droll remark or act.


(ˈwæg ə ri)

n., pl. -ger•ies.
1. the roguish wit of a wag.
2. a waggish act; jest or joke.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.waggery - waggish behavior
fun, sport, play - verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously); "he became a figure of fun"; "he said it in sport"
2.waggery - a quaint and amusing jest
jest, joke, jocularity - activity characterized by good humor
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He wrote a play, Ellen Wareham (1833), short stories and sketches collected as Waggeries and Vagaries (1848), and edited Burton's Comic Songster (1837) and The Cyclopaedia of Wit and Humor (1858).