waggish

[ wag-ish ]
/ ˈwæg ɪʃ /

adjective

like a wag; roguish in merriment and good humor; jocular: Fielding and Sterne are waggish writers.
characteristic of or befitting a wag: waggish humor.

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Origin of waggish

First recorded in 1580–90; wag + -ish1

synonym study for waggish

1. See humorous1.

OTHER WORDS FROM waggish

wag·gish·ly, adverbwag·gish·ness, noun
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