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Word: waggish

Definition: humorous; mischievous; tricky


Sentences Containing 'waggish'

This ignorant, unconscious fearlessness of his made him a little waggish in the matter of whales; he followed these fish for the fun of it; and a three years' voyage round Cape Horn was only a jolly joke that lasted that length of time.
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