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puckish

adjective

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  1. tending to or exhibiting reckless playfulness he takes a puckish delight in teasing her about her love life, or lack thereof Synonyms arch, devilish, elvish, espiègle, impish, knavish, leprechaunish, pixie (also pixy), pixieish, prankish, mischievous, rascally, roguish, scampish, sly, tricksy, waggish, wickedRelated Words antic, coltish, coy, frisky, frolicsome, kittenish, playful, sportful, sportive; gay, happy, lighthearted, whimsical; energetic, lively, spirited, sprightly; artful, crafty, cunning, trickish, tricky, wily; misbehaving, naughty, troublemaking; pestering, riling, teasingNear Antonyms grave, grim, sedate, sober, solemn, staid, stern

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