playful

[pley-fuhl]
adjective
1.
full of play or fun; sportive; frolicsome.
2.
pleasantly humorous or jesting: a playful remark.

Origin:
1200–50; Middle English pleiful. See play, -ful

playfully, adverb
playfulness, noun
half-playful, adjective
half-playfully, adverb
half-playfulness, noun
unplayful, adjective
unplayfully, adverb
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playful (ˈpleɪfʊl)
 
adj
1.  full of high spirits and fun: a playful kitten
2.  good-natured and humorous: a playful remark
 
'playfully
 
adv
 
'playfulness
 
n

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Example sentences
It would have been playful and funny and known its history.
Solidity emerges as being intricate, giddy, playful.
Their playful nature and high intelligence have endeared them to people for
  eons.
Notoriously playful, dolphins have also caught scientists' attention by
  creating play objects from their own bodies.
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