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Inclined to do slightly naughty things for fun; mischievous.‘he had an impish look about him’
mischievous, naughty, wicked, devilish, rascally, roguish, prankish, playful, waggishelfin, elflike, elfish, elvish, pixieish, pixie-like, puckishView synonyms
- ‘But every minute, an impish sprite takes one ball back out, always extracting the lowest-numbered ball in the bucket.’
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