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sportful

play
adjective sport·ful \-fəl\

Definition of sportful

  1. 1a :  productive of sport or amusement :  entertaining, divertingb :  playful, frolicsome

  2. 2 :  done in sport

sportfully play \-fə-lē\ adverb
sportfulness noun


Examples of sportful in a sentence

  1. <a sportful brother who loved teasing his little sister>



15th Century

First Known Use of sportful

15th century


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