espiègle


espiègle

adjective

Definition of ESPIÈGLE

tending to or exhibiting reckless playfulness <the espiègle light in the young princess's eye faded when she contemplated the stifling restrictions of court life>
Near Antonyms grave, grim, sedate, sober, solemn, staid, stern

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