ludic
adjective Etymology: French ludique, from Latin ludus Date: 1940 of, relating to, or characterized by play ; playful <
ludic behavior
>
<
a ludic novel
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ludic — /looh dik/, adj. playful in an aimless way: the ludic behavior of kittens. [1935 40; < L lud (s. of ludere to play) + IC, perh. via F ludique, learned formation from same components] * * * …   Universalium

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  • ludic — adjective /ˈluː.dɪk/lang=en a) Of or pertaining to play; playful. b) Of or pertaining to games of chance. See Also: ludenic, ludology …   Wiktionary

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