waggery

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noun wag·gery \ˈwa-gə-rē\

Definition of waggery

plural

waggeries

  1. 1 :  mischievous merriment :  pleasantry

  2. 2 :  jest; especially :  practical joke

Examples of waggery in a sentence

  1. tossing lighted firecrackers around is not the kind of harmless waggery that it might seem

  2. Will Rogers' homespun waggeries struck a chord with audiences during the Great Depression.

1594

First Known Use of waggery

1594



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