Even that brave if paradoxical cry was cheered, and the sportive Jimmy looked about him valiantly.
I've seen her as sportive as a young fawn at the Hall of Harmony.
During this sportive encounter, Mr. Regulus came up to greet me.
Such characters are not ruled by fate but by a sportive chance.
There are heaps of salmon on the Pacific slope, but they are not salar, and not sportive in the rivers to the fly.
He plays with two sportive spaniels, and cries "Down, Sir, down."
She possessed in the highest degree all that gives to the face brilliancy, charm, and sportive gayety.
Fred shook it as he wished, though he was far from feeling in a sportive mood.
Naiads and Tritons assembled for a gamesome ride over the sea typify the sportive hide-and-seek of the waves.
It is the only time I ever saw this hawk in a sportive or aggressive mood.