AskDefine | Define puckish

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puckish adj : naughtily or annoyingly playful; "teasing and worrying with impish laughter" [syn: impish, implike, mischievous, pixilated, prankish]

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Etymology

After Puck, a mischievous fairy in English folklore who is also a character in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Pronunciation

  • /ˈpʌkɪʃ/

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