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playful

play·ful

playful

 
pronunciation:
pleI fl
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: cheerful and having a lot of energy.
The children were in a playful mood.
synonyms:
full of beans, lively
definition 2: with gentle humor; not serious.
The tone of her voice was playful when she called him a "bad boy."
antonyms:
serious
similar words:
frivolous, humorous, lighthearted, silly
derivations: playfully (adv.), playfulness (n.)
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