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puckish

adjective puck·ish \ˈpə-kish\

: having or showing a desire to cause trouble in a playful or harmless way

Full Definition of PUCKISH

puck·ish·ly adverb
puck·ish·ness noun

Examples of PUCKISH

  1. He had a puckish smile on his face.
  2. <he takes a puckish delight in teasing her about her love life, or lack thereof>

Origin of PUCKISH

1puck
First Known Use: 1874

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