impishness impishness

Definition(s):

  • (n) the trait of behaving like an imp

Usage(s):

  1. The Cat in the Hat was nothing but irritating-ingratiating impishness.
  2. At 47, he still has the impishness of someone who unexpectedly made it.
  3. But otherwise there is mischief, impishness, an ability to laugh at himself, something rarer than plutonium in sportsmen.

News

  • I confess, I want to hug Pope Francis: Guest opinion

    Pope Francis exudes joy, passion, curiosity, candor, a wee bit of impishness, and above all an abiding love of the world and all mankind, a Hillsboro resident writes. These are the qualities we all want in ourselves, our families, our communities and our world, she says.
    on July 31, 2013     Source: The Hillsboro Argus

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