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impish

[ im-pish ]
/ ˈɪm pɪʃ /
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adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of an imp.

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Origin of impish

First recorded in 1645–55; imp + -ish1

OTHER WORDS FROM impish

imp·ish·ly, adverbimp·ish·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for impish

impish
/ (ˈɪmpɪʃ) /

adjective

of or resembling an imp; mischievous

Derived forms of impish

impishly, adverbimpishness, noun
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