What does playful mean?

Definitions for playful
ˈpleɪ fəlplay·ful

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word playful.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. playful(adj)

    full of fun and high spirits

    "playful children just let loose from school"

Wiktionary

  1. playful(Adjective)

    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. playful(Adjective)

    funny, humorous, jesting, frolicsome.

    Etymology: From pleiful, equivalent to .

  3. playful(Adjective)

    fun, recreational, not serious.

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

    Etymology: From pleiful, equivalent to .

  4. playful(Adjective)

    experimental.

    He was a rather playful artist.

    Etymology: From pleiful, equivalent to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Playful(adj)

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

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How to pronounce playful?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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    Indian

How to say playful in sign language?

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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. Carolyn Palmer:

    I not only wanted to portray the playful, animated and spontaneous Lucy, but also the glamorous Hollywood icon.

  2. Tom Robbins:

    Humanity has advanced, when it has advanced, not because it has been sober, responsible, and cautious, but because it has been playful, rebellious, and immature.

  3. Sue Tygielski:

    Nandi just captivates everyone. I don’t think there’s a visitor that has come to see her who has n’t been touched by her. She’s so active and playful, and interactive … it’s great to see the whole herd together.

  4. Peter Dodds:

    We were doing something a bit silly and playful, and that's part of science. You never know what you might find.

  5. Mudrakat Alabi-Macfoy:

    Polo has shifted from just the sports to a fashion statement, for me it is something fun, something playful, something whimsical, something comfortable ... a bit of color, a bit of pop.

Images & Illustrations of playful

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