Puckish – Liking to play tricks and jokes on people; playful, especially in a mischievous way
To remember the definition of the word puckish, use the following mnemonic:
That puck! I wish (puckish) it would stay still and not keep playing tricks like biting the hockey stick.
Examples of puckish in a sentence
He had a puckish sense of humour.
The woman gave her a puckish smile and then lay back on the sofa.
As the afternoon wears on, he started getting bored and feeling more and more puckish.