A Christmas Carol

What does the term “waggish” most closely mean as used in paragraph 114?

What does the term "waggish" most closely mean as used in paragraph 114

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Joking, humorous

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Scrooge was not much in the habit of cracking jokes, nor did he feel in his heart by any means waggish then. The truth is, that he tried to be smart, as a means of distracting his own attention, and keeping down his terror; for the spectre's voice disturbed the very marrow in his bones.

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A Christmas Carol