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Wordnet 3.0


1. full of fun and high spirits;
- Example: "playful children just let loose from school"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Playful \Play"ful\, a. Sportive; gamboling; frolicsome; indulging a sportive fancy; humorous; merry; as, a playful child; a playful writer. -- Play"ful*ly, adv. -- Play"ful*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

playful adj 1: full of fun and high spirits; "playful children just let loose from school" [ant: serious, sober, unplayful]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

71 Moby Thesaurus words for "playful": animated, antic, arch, blithe, capersome, cheerful, coltish, dashing, devilish, elfish, elvish, exuberant, facetious, foolish, frisky, frolicsome, full of beans, full of mischief, fun-loving, gamesome, gay, gleeful, hearty, high-spirited, hilarious, humorous, impish, jesting, jocund, joking, jolly, jovial, kittenish, knavish, larking, larkish, lighthearted, lively, merry, mirthful, mischief-loving, mischievous, pixie, pixieish, pixilated, prankish, pranksome, pranky, puckish, roguish, rollicking, rollicksome, rompish, scampish, scapegrace, skittish, spirited, sportful, sportive, sprightly, teasing, trickish, tricksy, tricky, vital, vivacious, waggish, whimsical, wicked, zestful, zippy