gaminerie

noun
gam·ine·rie | \ˈgamə̇nrē, gaˌmēn(ə)ˈrē\
plural -s

Definition of gaminerie 

: impudent, roguish, or wisecracking spirit there is just the same gaminerie and contempt of the conventionalTimes Literary Supplement

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First Known Use of gaminerie

1853, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gaminerie

French, from gamin + -erie -ery

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