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Meaning of WAGGERY

Pronunciation:  'waguree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a quaint and amusing jest
  2. [n]  waggish behavior
 

WAGGERY is a 7 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: drollery, waggishness
 
 See Also: fun, jest, jocularity, joke, play, sport

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Wag"ger*y\ (-g[~e]r*[y^]), n.; pl. {Waggeries}. [From
{Wag}.]
The manner or action of a wag; mischievous merriment;
sportive trick or gayety; good-humored sarcasm; pleasantry;
jocularity; as, the waggery of a schoolboy. --Locke.

      A drollery and lurking waggery of expression. --W.
                                               Irving.

 

 

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