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sportive (adj.)

1580s, "frolicsome," from sport (n.) + -ive. Related: Sportively; sportiveness. Earlier was sportful (c. 1400).

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Definitions of sportive from WordNet

sportive (adj.)
relating to or interested in sports;
sportive (adj.)
given to merry frolicking;
Synonyms: coltish / frolicsome / frolicky / rollicking
From wordnet.princeton.edu