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- adv. In a playful manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a playful manner; sportively.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a playful manner
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The title playfully refers to Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping's famous quote: "I don't care if it's a white cat or a black cat.
Earlier, Hamlin playfully shot down Busch's contention from last week that he was the "new and improved Kyle Busch" who persevered to win at Richmond.
Steve Martin playfully violates the time-space continuum and then expects regular folks like us to just follow along.
Putin playfully shot back, “We certainly would not want to have same kind of democracy as they have in Iraq, quite honestly.”
"Our distinguished friend, speaks truthfully," remarked Nappy Boney, the only Frenchman in camp, and possessing a nickname playfully contracted from the name of the first emperor.
My father cooks in the back of our office, and he and Stanley used to talk in Yiddish playfully to each other.
(Actually an acronym, Taser stands for "Thomas A. Swift's Electric Rifle," the name playfully bestowed by its inventor in honor of his fictional boyhood hero.)
Its title playfully mocks Anger's earlier "Fireworks," which would translate as "Feu d'artifice" in French.
“Well,” she said, “now that you’ve taken your shot”—she kicked the word playfully—“is that enough?
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