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Definition of "puckish" [puck•ish]

  • Mischievous; impish: a puckish grin; puckish wit. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "puckish" in a sentence
  • "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."