What does the word waggish mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Waggishly.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Waggishness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Jocose.

Usage examples for waggish

  1. Over the high wooden mantel the Maitland who had been governor of the state years ago hung at a waggish angle, and a clock had been pushed aside and stopped at half- past one. – The Window at the White Cat by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  2. He repeated the amazed, 'You don't say so' of Colonel Halkett, on hearing the name of the new Liberal candidate for Bevisham at the dinner- table, together with some of Cecil's waggish embroidery upon the theme. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. Then with a waggish expression of countenance he said: Au! – A Frontier Mystery by Bertram Mitford
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