espièglerie

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noun es·piè·gle·rie \e-spye-glə-ˈrē\

Definition of espièglerie

  1. :  the quality or state of being roguish or frolicsome

Examples of espièglerie in a Sentence

  1. a delightful young woman whose espièglerie and sophisticated wit make her a favorite party guest

  2. a femme fatale with a penchant for sophisticated espièglerie that men found irresistible

Origin and Etymology of espièglerie

French, from espiègle


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