sportful

adjective
sport·​ful | \ ˈspȯrt-fəl How to pronounce sportful (audio) \

Definition of sportful

1a : productive of sport or amusement : entertaining, diverting
2 : done in sport

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Other Words from sportful

sportfully \ ˈspȯrt-​fə-​lē How to pronounce sportfully (audio) \ adverb
sportfulness noun

Examples of sportful in a Sentence

a sportful brother who loved teasing his little sister

First Known Use of sportful

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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The first known use of sportful was in the 15th century

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