waggishness


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Synonyms for waggishness

the state of being full of high-spirited fun

Synonyms for waggishness

waggish behavior

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Byron's letters are full of wit and wisdom and waggishness.
The bad news is that nothing could be done to cure them of their waggishness.
It is striking that Robin Hood is the least playful of the gamut of medieval outlaws (if you accept Gamelyn's brutish behaviour as a form of horseplay): the disguises Robin shares with Eustace are the least disgraceful ones, and his modern waggishness is more the gift of Fairbanks and Flynn than any antique relation to Robin Goodfellow.
Jarry reveled in the waggishness and was not alone in his innocent zest.
Rodney Gilfry, blond and lean as a Malibu surfer dude, plays Rodolfo's artist friend Marcello with a headstrong waggishness well-suited to his rich, virile baritone.