Definition Of impish


inclined to do slightly naughty things for fun; mischievous.

he had an impish look about him

Example Of impish

  • Affectionate and devoted to their owners, they exhibit a healthy dose of impishness , a penchant for instinctual problem solving, and a finely developed sense of humor.

  • But every minute, an impish sprite takes one ball back out, always extracting the lowest-numbered ball in the bucket.

  • Certainly there is something youthful in the image posterity holds of both composers: Mozart's impishness , Schubert's ardent drama.

  • Eternally boyish talents can blossom in one of two ways: impishly elegant or impishly irritating.

  • Grinning impishly , she told interviewers she lived by a simple motto: ‘Money is like manure; it should be spread around.’

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