espièglerie

noun
es·piè·gle·rie | \e-spye-glə-ˈrē \

Definition of espièglerie 

: the quality or state of being roguish or frolicsome

Examples of espièglerie in a Sentence

a delightful young woman whose espièglerie and sophisticated wit make her a favorite party guest a femme fatale with a penchant for sophisticated espièglerie that men found irresistible

First Known Use of espièglerie

1815, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for espièglerie

French, from espiègle

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Esperanto

espial

espiègle

espièglerie

espier

espinillo

espino

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