waggery


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waggish behavior

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a quaint and amusing jest

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laid himself open to the despicable waggery of some witling.
And this time there was none of the depressing Baden-Baden waggery that made for such unpleasant reading.
This, say parents, will make children called Zoe the butt of untold waggery in the playground.
In its first decade, Brookside unerringly struck the right balance between drama and humour, tackling difficult and complex issues (rape, Catholic guilt, Social Security fraud, heroin addiction, industrial relations), but balancing that with the wit and waggery of characters such as Sinbad.
They are found in the quarters of an invisible little people they call "husbands," who are also different-colored at the roots, laughing a good deal at the waggery of visiting lecturers found in their women's beds.