gamesome

adjective
game·​some | \ ˈgām-səm How to pronounce gamesome (audio) \

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a gamesome lass who seemed to revel in the sheer joy of living

First Known Use of gamesome

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gamesome

Middle English gamsome, from game, gamen "delight, play" + -some -some entry 1 — more at game entry 1

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