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English definition of “puckish”

puckish

adjective     /ˈpʌk.ɪʃ/ literary
liking to make jokes about other people and play silly tricks on them: a puckish sense of humour a puckish grinBad but attractive
(Definition of puckish adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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