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Synonyms for sportiveˈspɔr tɪv, ˈspoʊr-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sportive(adj)

    relating to or interested in sports

    frolicsome, rollicking, frolicky, coltish

    sober, unplayful, serious

  2. coltish, frolicsome, frolicky, rollicking, sportive(adj)

    given to merry frolicking

    "frolicsome students celebrated their graduation with parties and practical jokes"

    frolicsome, rollicking, sportive, frolicky, coltish

    serious, unplayful, sober

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sportive(a.)

    jocose, jocular, waggish, frolicsome, playful, gamesome, DAFT, facetious, funny, merry, gay, debonair, vivacious, lively, sprightly, jocund, wanton, buxom, prankish, full of play, full of fun

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sports, sporting


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