SPORTIVE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SPORTIVE
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 a.  playful; relating to or interested in sports
Classic Sentence:
1  Georgiana had the highest opinion in the world of Elizabeth; though at first she often listened with an astonishment bordering on alarm at her lively, sportive, manner of talking to her brother.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 61
2  Traddles would be often at the bottom of the staircase, looking on, and taking charge of sportive messages from Dora to the dearest girl in the world.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 48. DOMESTIC
3  All the oarsmen are involved in its perilous contortions; so that to the timid eye of the landsman, they seem as Indian jugglers, with the deadliest snakes sportively festooning their limbs.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 60. The Line.
Example Sentence:
1  Such a sportive attitude is surprising in a person as serious as you usually are.