Pronunciation of Waggish
/wˈaɡɪʃ/, /wˈaɡɪʃ/, /w_ˈa_ɡ_ɪ_ʃ/
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Other synonyms and related words:
funny, foxy, sly, deft, brilliant, artful, joking, droll, shrewd, jocular, canny, scintillating, sarcastic, clever, subtle, scurrilous, ingenious, smart, cunning, witty, astute, inventive, adroit, sophisticated, facetious, sharp, resourceful, tricky, pithy, pointed, quick-witted, urbane, quick, wily, crafty, intelligent, comical, dry, sparkling.
Sense 2 (noun)
Usage examples for waggish:
- We shall hear of Eugene Field in regions of literature far above the aim and scope of these witty and waggish sketches. - "Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions", Slason Thompson.
- A gentleman from St. Cuthbert's College saved a young lady from drowning; he ought to marry the young lady, I say," he concluded with a waggish shake of the head, and he began to grope in his pockets for sixpence. - "Godfrey Marten, Undergraduate", Charles Turley.
- The two figures are drawn with great spirit; the one is an old Spaniard, stiff, languishing, distrustful, a bit of a poet, rather undecided in his opinions but obstinate when his mind is once made up; the other is a fat, jovial peasant, a cunning fellow, given to repeating himself in a waggish way and quoting droll proverbs- translated in the music by short- winded phrases that always return to the point they started from. - "Musicians of To-Day", Romain Rolland Commentator: Claude Landi.