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playful meaning

EN[ˈpleɪfəl] [-eɪfəl] [-eɪfʊl]

    Definition of playful in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveCOMplayfullerCOMmore playfulSUPplayfullestSUPmost playfulSUF-ful
    1. liking play, prone to play frequently, such as a child or kitten; rather sportive.
      1. Actually, we are pretty playful in our romantic life.
    2. funny, humorous, jesting, frolicsome.
      1. John is a playful fellow.
      2. A party hat is a playful conical hat people wear at parties.
    3. fun, recreational, not serious.
      1. A brainteaser is a playful puzzle posed as a test of intelligence.
    4. experimental.
      1. He was a rather playful artist.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • He performed one of Ravel's piano concertos with a wonderfully light and playful touch.
      • Chiding himself for his incessant shopping, he explained that the playful Greek hunting scene that hangs above his mantel was unearthed during one of his frequent thrifting trips to upstate New York.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
      • Morphemes
        • Suffixes
          • Words by suffix
            • Words suffixed with -ful
      Related Links:
      1. en playfull
      2. en playfully
      3. en playfuller
      4. en playfulness
      5. en playfulnesses
      Source: Wiktionary
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      Meaning of playful for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "playful" is an adjective. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
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