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sportive

spor·tive

sportive

 
pronunciation:
spor tihv
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: fun-loving; playful.
He dared not raise the question of marriage, for she was in a sportive mood and would not take him seriously.
similar words:
mischievous
definition 2: of, relating to, or fond of sports; athletic.
She is more interested in the sportive aspects of judo than its use in combat.
similar words:
athletic
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derivations: sportively (adv.), sportiveness (n.)