from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Mischievous; impish: a puckish grin; puckish wit.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. mischievous; excessively playful.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Resembling Puck; merry; mischievous.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Resembling the fairy Puck; like what Puck might do; merry.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. naughtily or annoyingly playful
Mr. Galentine was quieter, but possessed what the couple's longtime neighbor described as a puckish sense of humor.
Dianne Feinstein described Reid's sense of humor as "puckish" and Cantwell said that one of the downsides of having Al Franken as a colleague is that the men in the caucus try to out-funny the funny man.
GREENFIELD: Joe Lieberman does have a kind of puckish sense of humor.
There's a kind of puckish sense of humor that Wellstone has always carried into his political campaigns, like the famous ads he did in 1990 where he's talking at breakneck speed, saying I don't have any money, so I have to talk fast.
By the way"—an able tailor, Garak altered his expression from puckish to sincerely concerned—"any word from him?"
"puckish" Microsoft move, says antitrust expert in an analysis of the latest maneuver.
The Cheshire cat's wide, puckish smile descending from the heavens as a crescent moon; the caterpillar puffing opiate smoke into the face of Alice and snobbishly asking, Who ...
It accomplished all those achievements with a puckish irreverence that captivated the public and made heroes of its employees.
A puckish irreverence, calculated to upend the cliché of the tortured master builder, is integral to his impressive resume.
"He was a very interesting man; a progressive thinker with an unexpected and puckish sense of humour."
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