What does the word sportive mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Sportiveness.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Sportively.

Usage examples for sportive

  1. Of course, the Doones, and nobody else, had robbed good Uncle Reuben; and then they grew sportive, and took his horse, an especially sober nag, and bound the master upon the wild one, for a little change as they told him. – Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor by R. D. Blackmore
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