What does playful mean?

Definitions for playful
ˈpleɪ fəlplay·ful

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. playfuladjective

    full of fun and high spirits

    "playful children just let loose from school"

Wiktionary

  1. playfuladjective

    liking play, prone to play frequently, such as a child or kitten; rather sportive.

    Actually, we are pretty playful in our romantic life.

    Etymology: From pleiful, equivalent to .

  2. playfuladjective

    funny, humorous, jesting, frolicsome.

    Etymology: From pleiful, equivalent to .

  3. playfuladjective

    fun, recreational, not serious.

    A brainteaser is a playful puzzle posed as a test of intelligence.

    Etymology: From pleiful, equivalent to .

  4. playfuladjective

    experimental.

    He was a rather playful artist.

    Etymology: From pleiful, equivalent to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Playfuladjective

    sportive; gamboling; frolicsome; indulging a sportive fancy; humorous; merry; as, a playful child; a playful writer

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of playful in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of playful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of playful in a Sentence

  1. Oana Vlad:

    We are seeing lots of discussion and speculation about its mysterious space flavor, our fans are intrigued — they love the playful novelty.

  2. Patricia Dovi:

    They are really kind of utilizing the concept of a vehicle for safety rules, no one else can be inside your car, keep hands inside the vehicle,keep your mask on when you get out of your car. Its a way to make them feel playful rather than imprisoned.

  3. Morgan Wallen:

    I was around some of my friends and we just, we say dumb stuff together. In our minds it's playful. It sounds ignorant but that's really where it came from, and it's wrong, we were all clearly drunk and I was asking his girlfriend to take care of him because he was drunk and he was leaving. I didn't mean it in any derogatory manner at all.

  4. Lina Wertmüller:

    I think I have two souls, one is playful, ironic, with a sense of humor. The other is in contact with the dramatic face of life and human problems around the world. The two natures live in me and never abandon me. My films might reflect this personality unconsciously.

  5. Page Rast:

    We work with a lot of survivors with Moms Demand Action, and I can’t imagine how they must’ve felt seeing a cavalier, kind of playful tone taken with guns.

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