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impish

[im-pish] /ˈɪm pɪʃ/
adjective
2.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of an imp.
Origin
1645-1655
1645-55; imp + -ish1
Related forms
impishly, adverb
impishness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for impishness

impish

/ˈɪmpɪʃ/
adjective
1.
of or resembling an imp; mischievous
Derived Forms
impishly, adverb
impishness, noun
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Word Origin and History for impishness

impish

adj.

1650s, from imp + -ish. Related: Impishly; impishness.

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