impish impish  /ˈɪm pɪʃ/


  • (adj) naughtily or annoyingly playful


  1. Just Jobs here, wearing shorts and an impish grin.
  2. It's a little impish, yes, but also engaging, like the offbeat advertising campaigns dreamed up at Bogusky's Miami firm, Crispin Porter Bogusky.
  3. Giedd, a trim, energetic man with a reddish beard, twinkly blue eyes and an impish sense of humor, greets Anthony and tells him what to expect.


  • Audra McDonald delights at Colonial

    Audra McDonald delights at Colonial Times Union Copyright 2013 Times Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 12:58 pm, Tuesday, June 18, 2013 About an hour into her sold-out, 90-minute concert at the Colonial Theatre on Saturday night, the remarkable Broadway singer and actress Audra McDonald was feeling impish, and she ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Albany Times Union


  1. "Niall's impish and he exciting," said Worthington, who was delighted with his team's performance against a side who waltzed through their qualifying group en-route to South Africa. "He has grown in confidence. I always knew there was...
    on Nov 16, 2009 By: Nigel Worthington Source: Belfast Newsletter

  2. "Bobby had an impish charm that older women found endearing," writes Rotolo, who was three years his junior. "He had a touch of arrogance, a good dose of paranoia, and a wonderful sense of the absurd. But Bobby was also tough and focused and...
    on May 16, 2008 By: Suze Rotolo Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

  3. Dewey's meeting with the Beatles in India is one of the memorable comic moments of the year: When Paul McCartney (Jack Black) says to John Lennon, "I'm sick of you being so dark when I'm so impish and whimsical," you can practically feel the...
    on Dec 21, 2007 By: Jack Black Source: Ottawa Citizen

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