Definition of playful:
jaunty, mischievous, spirited, fay, prankish, rascally, antic, impish, elfish, puckish, humorous, roguish, happy, frolicsome, coltish, energetic, active, vital, kittenish, hysterical, comic, vigorous, devilish, teasing, frolicky, rollicking, alive, mocking, quizzical, pixilated, elfin, sportful, joking, animated, dynamic, wry, lively, work, comical, gay, whimsical, funny, larky, waggish, priceless, playing, implike, elvish, frisky, sportive.
- "Wives and Widows; or The Broken Life", Ann S. Stephens.
- "The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer, Complete", Charles James Lever (1806-1872).
- "Lily Pearl and The Mistress of Rosedale", Ida Glenwood.