Thesaurus

waggery

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of waggery

2 something said or done to cause laughter
  • Will Rogers' homespun waggeries struck a chord with audiences during the Great Depression

Synonyms for waggery

Words Related to waggery

3 a playful or mischievous act intended as a joke
  • her innocent little waggeries usually involved whoopee cushions or fake snakes in cans

Synonyms for waggery

Words Related to waggery

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About waggery

Time Traveler for waggery

Time Traveler

The first known use of waggery was in 1594

See more words from the same year

Thesaurus Entries Near waggery

waggeries

waggery

wagging

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Waggery.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/waggery. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!