Playful in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Playful

liking play, prone to play frequently, such as a child or kitten; rather sportive. | funny, humorous, jesting, frolicsome. | fun, recreational, not serious.

Short Example Sentences for Playful

  • 1. She gave her brother a playful poke. 🔊
  • 2. Juliet repaid his trust with the most playful caresses. 🔊
  • 3. Her playful tap at the window made him feel quite nervous. 🔊
  • 4. She wished she had not been so playful in flinging her golosh into the path. 🔊
  • 5. This is an average specimen of his playful way of ridiculing. 🔊
  • 6. The playful dolphins went through their aquatic pantomime for our amusement. 🔊
  • 7. With a rather playful twist of her lips the girl turned to me. 🔊
  • 8. There were short playful screams of the little girls being teased by the boys. 🔊
  • 9. But he will not; or can not, understand any playful allusions to them. 🔊
  • 10. His playful tenderness lavished itself on his wife in a thousand quaint ways. 🔊
  • 11. We are delighted by wit, playful and incessant and never obtrusive. 🔊
  • 12. In playful force she drew him to their room, and closed the door. 🔊
  • 13. Her mother saw it, too, and then the playful hints changed to angry threats. 🔊
  • 14. As soon as I was on my feet and away from her, she became playful again. 🔊
  • 15. Walt Whitman was not really playful and childlike enough to go back to nature. 🔊
  • 16. With gambols playful as the innocent lamb, To the devouring altar. 🔊

How to use Playful in Sentences?

  • 1. They were just playful and full of life, and wanted to be doing something all the while. 🔊
  • 2. He was growing fond of this reply, and of the enigmatic playful tone that he had invented for it. 🔊
  • 3. His manner was half playful and he smiled at her as he might have smiled at a young school-girl. 🔊
  • 4. Used to dogs, the experience he had had with playful canines would be turned to good account. 🔊
  • 5. With many silent good wishes we left the innocent, playful people who had been so kind to us. 🔊
  • 6. Robert wrote in a playful vein to Kate, and you must not and will not care for that. 🔊
  • 7. They are as playful as kittens, with their dances, poses, flutters, their delicate bursts of glee. 🔊
  • 8. I never saw Byron so full of fun, frolic, wit, and whim; he was as playful as a kitten. 🔊
  • 9. But Becky Miss Chase picked up with a playful little shake, and kissed her heartily. 🔊
  • 10. Perhaps she was present in his dreams, and all her playful gestures and her merry tones were with him while he slept. 🔊
  • 11. In watching it and laughing over its playful antics she forgot to feel middle-aged and sorry for herself. 🔊
  • 12. His playful tones are quite delicious, and his clear laugh is the soul of sincere and careless merriment. 🔊
  • 13. The feathered guest sat on his hand, and pecked his finger in a playful way as if it had been an old friend. 🔊
  • 14. Be witty in these playful varieties of poetry, because wit in a large and serious work would be insufferable. 🔊
  • 15. He had a playful trick of dipping his own tin cup into the foaming pail, and scampering away with it full to the brim. 🔊
  • 16. He had that night rather a singular dream; it was of a snake encircling a monkey, as if in gentle and playful embrace. 🔊
  • 17. His impulse towards writing verses, however, was an impulse of a playful fancy rather than of a burning imagination. 🔊
  • 18. This is done by a family of children writing letters, both playful and serious, which are addressed to all children whom the books may reach. 🔊
  • 19. With playful jests he tried to soothe the sad hearts of his dear ones, and to make them feel that the pain of parting was the only sting of death. 🔊