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sportive

play
adjective sport·ive \ˈspȯr-tiv\

Definition of sportive

  1. 1a :  frolicsome, playfulb :  ardent, wanton

  2. 2 :  of or relating to sports and especially field sports

sportively

adverb

sportiveness

noun


Examples of sportive in a sentence

  1. <a sportive pastor who began every sermon with a joke>



1590

First Known Use of sportive

1590


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