archness definition

  • noun:
    • their state of being arch; cleverness.
    • The quality of becoming arch; cleverness; sly humor free from malice; waggishness.
    • The quality of being arch; slyness without malice; cunning; waggishness; roguishness; pleasing coyness: as, “dryness and archness of humour,”
    • improper playfulness
    • their state to be arch; cleverness.
    • The quality of becoming arch; cleverness; sly laughter free from malice; waggishness.
    • the caliber of becoming arch; slyness without malice; cunning; waggishness; roguishness; pleasing coyness: since, “dryness and archness of humour,”
    • improper playfulness

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