[ dih-vur-tiv, dahy- ]
/ dɪˈvɜr tɪv, daɪ- /


diverting; amusing.

Origin of divertive

First recorded in 1590–1600; divert + -ive

Related forms

un·di·ver·tive, adjective
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Examples from the Web for divertive

  • The whole Work being intermix'd with variety of useful and divertive Relations, never before published.

    The Female Wits|Anonymous