[pley-fuh l] /ˈpleɪ fəl/

full of play or fun; sportive; frolicsome.
pleasantly humorous or jesting:
a playful remark.
full of high spirits and fun: a playful kitten
good-natured and humorous: a playful remark

mid-13c., from play (v.) + -ful. Related: Playfully; playfulness.


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