adjective (often initial capital letter)
Origin of puckish
Examples from the Web for puckish
“Sociable” and “puckish” is how a Toledo Blade headline described them in 1957.Lovable ‘Madagascar’ Penguins Are Known to Rape and Torture in Real Life|Asawin Suebsaeng|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With a puckish grin, he ordered his entourage, including several generals, to line up and join him in—how shall one put it?
BORN THIS WEEK Rafael Nadal (June 3, 1986) Gemini is ruled by winged Mercury, named for the puckish god of tricksters.
A puckish thought crossed her mind, sending a flash of slightly cynical laughter through her quiet eyes.Elizabeth's Campaign|Mrs. Humphrey Ward
The shining lips and eyes of his florid face now proclaimed speech, with his Puckish fancy jack-o'-lanterning over it.One of Our Conquerors, Complete|George Meredith
As the kittens grew older, they had the run of the house, which they filled with elfin mirth of motion and reels of Puckish revel.Sigurd Our Golden Collie and Other Comrades of the Road|Katharine Lee Bates
The luncheon-bell tinkled across the ensuing pause, like a peal of puckish laughter.Regiment of Women|Clemence Dane
Gives you an impression, perhaps by the brightness of his eyes, of Puckish mirth playing within his mind.Turns about Town|Robert Cortes Holliday