Sportfully
Sportful Sport"ful (-f[usd]l), a. 1. Full of sport; merry; frolicsome; full of jesting; indulging in mirth or play; playful; wanton; as, a sportful companion. [1913 Webster]

Down he alights among the sportful herd. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. Done in jest, or for mere play; sportive. [1913 Webster]

They are no sportful productions of the soil. --Bentley. [1913 Webster] -- {Sport"ful*ly}, adv. -- {Sport"ful*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • sportfully — adverb see sportful …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sportfully — See sportful. * * * …   Universalium

  • sportfully — adverb playfully …   Wiktionary

  • sportfully — sport·ful·ly …   English syllables

  • sportfully — adverb see sportful …   Useful english dictionary

  • sportful — adjective Date: 15th century 1. a. productive of sport or amusement ; entertaining, diverting b. playful, frolicsome 2. done in sport • sportfully adverb • sportfulness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sport — sportful, adj. sportfully, adv. sportfulness, n. sportless, adj. /spawrt, spohrt/, n. 1. an athletic activity requiring skill or physical prowess and often of a competitive nature, as racing, baseball, tennis, golf, bowling, wrestling, boxing,… …   Universalium

  • gamenlic — adj belonging to games, theatrical; ridiculous; adv gamenliclíce artfully, sportfully, deceitfully …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • sport — /spɔt / (say spawt) noun 1. an activity pursued for exercise or pleasure, usually requiring some degree of physical prowess, as hunting, fishing, racing, baseball, tennis, golf, bowling, wrestling, boxing, etc. 2. a particular form of such… …   Australian English dictionary

  • sport — [spôrt] n. [ME sporte, aphetic for DISPORT] 1. any activity or experience that gives enjoyment or recreation; pastime; diversion 2. such an activity, esp. when competitive, requiring more or less vigorous bodily exertion and carried on, sometimes …   English World dictionary

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