waggery

[wag-uh-ree]

noun, plural wag·ger·ies.

the action, spirit, or language of a wag; roguish or droll humor: the waggery of Shakespeare's clowns.
a waggish act; jest or joke.

Origin of waggery

First recorded in 1585–95; wag + -ery
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