- wag·gish·ly, adverb
- wag·gish·ness, noun
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How to use waggish in a sentence
The third-day story, as I recall, fell to John Kifner, then a waggish youngster, later a great foreign correspondent.
“The Spawn of Carefully Spent Sperm,” a waggish still childless friend of mine suggested.
The stranger looked sternly at the waggish apprentice, and seemed to grasp his cudgel in rather a menacing fashion.The Fortunes of Nigel | Sir Walter Scott
"Mind old Jerry's ghost doesn't catch hold of you," cried her waggish brother Jack, as she crossed the threshold, tea-can in hand.Little Folks (November 1884) | Various
One would have said that some waggish creature was producing them and amusing himself with our embarrassment.Mysterious Psychic Forces | Camille Flammarion