waggery

[ wag-uh-ree ]
/ ˈwæg ə ri /

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.

Nearby words

  1. wages council,
  2. wages of sin, the,
  3. wageworker,
  4. wagga,
  5. wagga wagga,
  6. waggish,
  7. waggishly,
  8. waggle,
  9. waggle dance,
  10. waggler

Origin of waggery

First recorded in 1585–95; wag + -ery

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