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Meaning of SPORTIVE

Pronunciation:  'spowrtiv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  given to merry frolicking; "frolicsome students celebrated their graduation with parties and practical jokes"
  2. [adj]  relating to or interested in sports
 

SPORTIVE is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: coltish, frolicky, frolicsome, playful, rollicking
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sport"ive\, a.
Tending to, engaged in, or provocate of, sport; gay;
froliscome; playful; merry.

      Is it I That drive thee from the sportive court?
                                               --Shak.
-- {Sport"ive*ly}, adv. -- {Sport"ive*ness}, n.

 

 

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