Playful - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈpleɪfl|  American pronunciation of the word playful
Brit.  |ˈpleɪfʊl|  British pronunciation of the word playful

adjective

- full of fun and high spirits

playful children just let loose from school

Examples

She's an old dog, but she's still very playful.

He had a playful expression on his face.

You're certainly in a playful mood!

She gave him a light playful slap on the knee.

Babies are playful and alert when they first wake up.

a playful kiss on the cheek

playful children just let loose from school

This cheerfulness has vented itself in his playful poetry.

She gave him a playful pinch.

Vanessa gave me a playful poke in the ribs.

he gave her cheek a playful squeeze

The words “play” and “playful” are related.

You're certainly in a playful mood![del]

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