adjective (often initial capital letter)
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OTHER WORDS FROM puckishpuck·ish·ly, adjectivepuck·ish·ness, noun
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Example sentences 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.
That there may be an Eternal Puckish Malice arranging and deranging human destinies is another question.Jaffery|William J. Locke
A puckish thought crossed her mind, sending a flash of slightly cynical laughter through her quiet eyes.Elizabeth's Campaign|Mrs. Humphrey Ward
Gives you an impression, perhaps by the brightness of his eyes, of Puckish mirth playing within his mind.Turns about Town|Robert Cortes Holliday
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
This "Discourse" is appreciably more puckish in tone than the earlier two-thirds of Chambers' published "Chinese" work.An Explanatory Discourse by Tan Chet-qua of Quang-chew-fu, Gent.|Sir William Chambers