Definition of Puckish

1. Adjective. Naughtily or annoyingly playful. "A wicked prank"




Definition of Puckish

1. a. Resembling Puck; merry; mischievous.

Definition of Puckish

1. Adjective. mischievous; excessively playful. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Puckish

1. impish [adj] - See also: impish

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Puckish

puckerer
puckerers
puckerier
puckeriest
puckering
puckering up
puckeringly
puckerings
puckeroo
puckers
puckers up
puckery
puckfist
puckfists
puckhandling
puckish (current term)
puckishly
puckishness
puckishnesses
puckle
puckles
puckout
pucks
puckster
pucksters
pudden
pudden-head
puddening
puddens

Literary usage of Puckish

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1. Handbook of Rhetorical Analysis: Studies in Style and Invention. Designed to by John Franklin Genung (1895)
"Her delight in the consciousness of her ingenuity broke out in a thousand «s puckish freaks, — freaks in which one can hardly see any purpose beyond the ..."

2. Handbook of Rhetorical Analysis.: Studies in Style and Invention. Designed by John Franklin Genung (1893)
"Her delight in the consciousness of her ingenuity broke out in a thousand "5 puckish freaks, — freaks in which one can hardly see any purpose beyond the ..."

3. American Journal of Philology by Project Muse, JSTOR (Organization) (1907)
"... no worse enemies to criticism and exegesis than puckish fancies and quaint translations? These be the frisky lizards that do so much harm to the ..."

4. A Short History of the English People by John Richard Green (1875)
"in a thousand puckish freaks, freaks in which one can hardly see any purpose beyond the purpose of sheer mystification. She revelled in " bye-ways " and ..."

5. A Short History of the English People by John Richard Green (1896)
"Her delight in the consciousness of her ingenuity broke out in a thousand puckish freaks, freaks in which one can hardly see any purpose beyond the purpose ..."

6. A short history of the English people by John Richard Green (1874)
"in a thousand puckish freaks, freaks in which one can hardly see any purpose beyond the purpose of sheer mystification. She revelled in " bye-ways " and ..."

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