larkish

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

lark +‎ -ish

Adjective[edit]

larkish (comparative more larkish, superlative most larkish)

  1. joky; mischievously high-spirited
    • 2009 June 19, Nate Chinen, “Territory of Two Norwegian Trumpeters”, in New York Times[1]:
      What kept his devices from feeling larkish was a sly vocal intimation: even at his most weirdly expressive, Mr. Henriksen seemed to be speaking or singing through his horn.