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Meaning of PLAYFUL

Pronunciation:  'pleyful

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  full of fun and high spirits; "playful children just let loose from school"

PLAYFUL is a 7 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: coltish, devilish, elfin, elfish, elvish, frisky, frolicky, frolicsome, impish, implike, kittenish, mischievous, mocking, pixilated, playing, prankish, puckish, quizzical, rascally, roguish, rollicking, sportive, teasing
 Antonyms: serious, sober, unplayful



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Play"ful\, a.
Sportive; gamboling; frolicsome; indulging a sportive fancy;
humorous; merry; as, a playful child; a playful writer. --
{Play"ful*ly}, adv. -- {Play"ful*ness}, n.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: animated, antic, arch, blithe, capersome, cheerful, coltish, dashing, devilish, elfish, elvish, exuberant, facetious, foolish, frisky, frolicsome, full of beans, full of mischief, fun-loving, gamesome, gay, gleeful, hearty, high-spirited, hilarious, humorous, impish, jesting, jocund, joking, jolly, jovial, kittenish, knavish, larking, larkish, lighthearted, lively, merry, mirthful, mischief-loving, mischievous, pixie, pixieish, pixilated, prankish, pranksome, pranky, puckish, roguish, rollicking, rollicksome, rompish, scampish, scapegrace, skittish, spirited, sportful, sportive, sprightly, teasing, trickish, tricksy, tricky, vital, vivacious, waggish, whimsical, wicked, zestful, zippy