Examples of playful in a Sentence
She's an old dog, but she's still very playful.
He had a playful expression on his face.
a playful tone of voice
You're certainly in a playful mood!
She gave him a light playful slap on the knee.
Recent Examples of playful from the Web
Japanese macaques are known to ride deer for play or to move from one place to another, but adolescent females appear to have taken this playful interaction a step further.
Artistic director Victoria Morgan’s production is playful and flip and, at times, even breathtaking.
His compositions are airborne on curious breezes, lilting and sinister, playful and sincere.
Prima was the impresario, crafting Ms. Smith’s stage persona as sultry and playful.
As the year takes off, life is a playful smorgasbord.
Within the municipal government orbit, Callanen is known as a playful prankster — at least at home.
Responding to the Globe’s story, ESPN on Friday posted some of the messages between Lawrence and Buccigross online, looking to show their relationship was friendly and the banter playful.
The illustrations feel fresh and playful and capture special holiday moments of family togetherness.
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First Known Use of playful
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Definition of playful for Students
- a playful kitten
- a playful mood
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