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See definition of playfully on Dictionary.com
  • as incheerfully
  • as inhumorously
  • as inhappily

synonyms for playfully

  • blithely
  • brightly
  • gaily
  • genially
  • gladly
  • gleefully
  • happily
  • joyfully
  • merrily
  • optimistically
  • pleasantly
  • readily
  • willingly
  • airily
  • buoyantly
  • elatedly
  • hopefully
  • jovially
  • lightheartedly
  • mirthfully
  • sportively
  • vivaciously
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antonyms for playfully

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  • sadly
  • unhappily
  • gloomily
  • grudgingly
  • unwillingly
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    How to use playfully in a sentence

    TechCrunch agreed to not reveal the co-founders’ name during a discussion to learn what the startup was up to, as they said they wanted to keep the game playful and anonymous for the time being.
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    The Washington region was blanketed in snow Sunday during the city’s biggest snowstorm in nearly two years, bringing slick roads and a scenic, playful respite from a pandemic.
    D.C. AREA’S BIGGEST SNOWSTORM IN TWO YEARS BRINGS SLICK ROADS, BUT MUCH-NEEDED RESPITEKATHERINE SHAVER, EMILY DAVIES, LAUREN LUMPKINFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    The Washington Capitals’ depleted bench erupted, enthusiastic hugs and playful pats on the back all around, in the final minute of Tuesday night’s 3-2 win over the New York Islanders.
    SHORTHANDED CAPITALS EDGE THE ISLANDERS ON JUSTIN SCHULTZ’S LATE GOALSAMANTHA PELLJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    The other tracks across the two projects, upbeat and playful, solidify WEEEKLY’s image as a group with refreshing charm.
    6 ROOKIE K-POP GROUPS TO WATCH IN 2021KAT MOONJANUARY 22, 2021TIME
    At first glance, WandaVision is a playful satire of family sitcoms of yesteryear.
    ALL THE MARVEL CLUES YOU MISSED IN WANDAVISION'S FIRST TWO EPISODESELIANA DOCKTERMANJANUARY 15, 2021TIME
    If that is the case, it is hardly surprising that creative people often describe their work as playful.
    WHY IT PAYS TO PLAY AROUND - ISSUE 94: EVOLVINGANDREAS WAGNERDECEMBER 16, 2020NAUTILUS
    He eyed her artfully, winked playfully, and continued: "You'll like it when you get the modesty out of yourself."
    THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
    Mrs. Prentice had implanted a soft little kiss on Jesss forehead and shaken her a little playfully by both shoulders.
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    Being somewhat annoyed one day by her eagerness, I said playfully, "Go to the kitchen and tell Annie to feed you."
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    Like parents bringing a dainty to their own son, the wild Maruts play playfully at the sacrifices.
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    WORDS RELATED TO PLAYFULLY

    • airily
    • blithely
    • brightly
    • buoyantly
    • elatedly
    • gaily
    • genially
    • gladly
    • gleefully
    • happily
    • hopefully
    • jovially
    • joyfully
    • lightheartedly
    • merrily
    • mirthfully
    • optimistically
    • playfully
    • pleasantly
    • readily
    • sportively
    • vivaciously
    • willingly
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