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Synonyms for playful
ˈpleɪ fəlplay·ful

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. playful

    lively, sportive, jocund, frolicsome, gay, vivacious, sprightly

Princeton's WordNet

  1. playfuladjective

    full of fun and high spirits

    "playful children just let loose from school"

    unplayful, sober, serious

Editors Contribution

  1. flirty

    Submitted by tracym.01144 on January 29, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. playfuladjective

    frolicsome, frisky, sportive, merry, jolly, mirthful, DAFT, gamesome, debonair, vivacious, lively, sprightly, full of play, full of fun

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. playfuladjective

    sportive, frolicsome, prankish, jocular, sprightly, wanton

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "playful":

    mischievous, giddy, cheerful

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  1. Jim Sano:

    There's a good chance you'll be approached by a playful sea lion or a group of turtles that will happily swim alongside you.

  2. Oana Vlad:

    We are seeing lots of discussion and speculation about its mysterious space flavor, our fans are intrigued — they love the playful novelty.

  3. Sue Tygielski:

    Nandi just captivates everyone. I don’t think there’s a visitor that has come to see her who has n’t been touched by her. She’s so active and playful, and interactive … it’s great to see the whole herd together.

  4. Eric Martins ':

    I had five hundred, but we sold them all, people are revolted with politics. The masks are basically a playful way to protest, in a fun way, without violence.

  5. Corrinne Minard:

    Cheerio and Elvis were loving and playful together, cheerio would even be quite flirtatious at times, like any cat. Cheerio has been here since she was pretty young, so shes always been used to our dogs.

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