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Definition of Playful

Playful

  1. Sportive; gamboling; frolicsome; indulging a sportive fancy; humorous; merry; as, a playful child; a playful writer.

Playful Quotations

The puma is, with the exception of some monkeys, the most playful animal in existence.
William Henry Hudson

It's sort of a mental attitude about critical thinking and curiosity. It's about mindset of looking at the world in a playful and curious and creative way.
Adam Savage

Humanity has advanced, when it has advanced, not because it has been sober, responsible, and cautious, but because it has been playful, rebellious, and immature.
Tom Robbins

Now this relaxation of the mind from work consists on playful words or deeds. Therefore it becomes a wise and virtuous man to have recourse to such things at times.
Thomas Aquinas

I remember from my school days Archimedes jumping into his bath and displacing water and coming up with his famous principle, and of course Isaac Newton being hit on the head with an apple. In other words, this realm of human knowledge - which is mathematical, essentially - can have a playful visual element to it.
James Marsh
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Playful Translations

playful in Dutch is snaaks, schelmachtig, guitig, dartel
playful in German is spielerisch, verspielter, spielerisch
playful in Swedish is lekfull
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