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waggery

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Noun
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wag=ger=y

CIDE DICTIONARY

waggeryn. [From Wag.].
     The manner or action of a wag; mischievous merriment; sportive trick or gayety; good-humored sarcasm; pleasantry; jocularity; as, the waggery of a schoolboy.  Locke.  [1913 Webster]
    "A drollery and lurking waggery of expression."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

waggery, n. (pl. -ies)
1 waggish behaviour, joking.
2 a waggish action or remark, a joke.

THESAURUS

waggery

crack, devilishness, devilment, devilry, deviltry, drollery, elfishness, flippancy, foolishness, frivolity, gag, high spirits, impishness, jape, jest, levity, merriment, mischief, mischievousness, playfulness, prankishness, pranksomeness, puckishness, quip, roguery, roguishness, scampishness, sportiveness, trickery, trickiness, waggishness, wisecrack, witticism, yak, youthful spirits

ROGET THESAURUS

waggery

Wit

N wit, humor, wittiness, sense of humor, attic wit, attic salt, atticism, salt, esprit, point, fancy, whim, drollery, pleasantry, farce, buffoonery, fooling, tomfoolery, shenanigan, harlequinade, broad farce, broad humor, fun, espieglerie, vis comica, jocularity, jocosity, jocoseness, facetiousness, waggery, waggishness, whimsicality, comicality, banter, badinage, retort, repartee, smartness, ready wit, quid- pro-quo, ridicule, jest, joke, jape, jibe, facetiae, levity, quips and cranks, capital joke, canorae nugae, standing jest, standing joke, private joke, conceit, quip, quirk, crank, quiddity, concetto, plaisanterie, brilliant idea, merry thought, bright thought, happy thought, sally, flash of wit, flash of merriment, scintillation, mot, mot pour rire, witticism, smart saying, bon-mot, jeu d'esprit, epigram, jest book, dry joke, quodlibet, cream of the jest, word-play, jeu de mots, play of words, play upon words, pun, punning, double entente, double entendre, quibble, verbal quibble, conundrum, anagram, acrostic, double acrostic, trifling, idle conceit, turlupinade, old joke, tired joke, flat joke, Joe Miller, witty, attic, quick-witted, nimble-witted, smart, jocular, jocose, humorous, facetious, waggish, whimsical, kidding, joking, puckish, playful, merry and wise, pleasant, sprightly, light, spirituel, sparkling, epigrammatic, full of point, ben trovato, comic, zany, madcap, funny, amusing, jokingly, in joke, in jest, in sport, in play, adhibenda est in jocando moderatio, gentle dullness ever loves a joke, leave this keen encounter of our wits, just joking, just kidding, surely you jest!.


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