Definitions for playfulˈpleɪ fəl
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
full of play or fun; sportive; frolicsome.
pleasantly humorous or jesting:
a playful remark.
Origin of playful:
full of fun and high spirits
"playful children just let loose from school"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
liking to play and have fun
a playful kitten
She gave him a playful grin.; "You never really liked me, did you?" her brother said playfully.
liking play, prone to play frequently, such as a child or kitten; rather sportive.
Actually, we are pretty playful in our romantic life.
funny, humorous, jesting, frolicsome.
fun, recreational, not serious.
A brainteaser is a playful puzzle posed as a test of intelligence.
He was a rather playful artist.
Origin: From pleiful, equivalent to .
sportive; gamboling; frolicsome; indulging a sportive fancy; humorous; merry; as, a playful child; a playful writer
Translations for playful
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
happy; full of the desire to play
a playful kitten.
- سَعيد، مَرِحArabic
- brincalhãoPortuguese (BR)
- gembira, suka bermain-mainIndonesian
- 놀기 좋아하는Korean
- rotaļīgs; draiskulīgsLatvian
- suka main-mainMalay
- wesoły, psotnyPolish
- весёлый, игривыйRussian
- oyunbaz, neşeliTurkish
- 愛玩的Chinese (Trad.)
- грайливий, веселийUkrainian
- خوش، مسرورUrdu
- đùa nghịchVietnamese
- 爱玩的Chinese (Simp.)
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