gamesome

[ geym-suh m ]
/ ˈgeɪm səm /

adjective

playful; frolicsome.

Nearby words

  1. gamer girl,
  2. games console,
  3. games, theory of,
  4. gamesman,
  5. gamesmanship,
  6. gamesomely,
  7. gamester,
  8. gamet-,
  9. gametal,
  10. gametangium

Origin of gamesome

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50; see origin at game1, -some1

Related formsgame·some·ly, adverbgame·some·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for gamesome

gamesome

/ (ˈɡeɪmsəm) /

adjective

full of merriment; sportive
Derived Formsgamesomely, adverbgamesomeness, noun

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