Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of playfight.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Come to Mamma sees Bryony Perkins and Gabriele Reuter intersperse pratfalls and playfighting with free-form screaming, Wayfaring Stranger starts strongly with surreal shape-making but declines into mawkish folk singing, and a sweary rant by Jane Leaney in Neat Timothy is so self-conscious that you sense the audience's embarrassment.

    Rick Nodine & Neat Timothy

  • My brothers Paul and Scotty were playfighting over the TV, trying to get to the screen so they could make humping actions at the ABC newsreader lady.

    15th February '06

  • Last week we saw a bear cub and a wolf cub playfighting.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • Ben and Corin spent part of the evening playfighting as they cleaned the kitchen.

    All - Digital Spy - Entertainment and Media News

  • They said the boys had been playfighting, falling off their beds or slipping over in a rock pool.

    Child abuse couple behind bars

  • Boys exposed to high levels of these in the womb were less likely than other boys to play with cars, trains and guns or engage in "rougher" games like playfighting.

    BBC News | News Front Page | World Edition

  • Ramsden and Gilligan were seen playfighting minutes before the incident, prosecutors said, and though several customers at the bar where the incident occurred witnessed the attack, they did not realise Gilligan had been stabbed.

    Mail & Guardian Online

  • Boys exposed to high levels of these in the womb were less likely than other boys to play with cars, trains and guns or engage in "rougher" games like playfighting.

    BBC News | News Front Page | World Edition

  • Boys exposed to high levels of these in the womb were less likely than other boys to play with cars, trains and guns or engage in "rougher" games like playfighting.

    BBC News | News Front Page | World Edition

  • You may see a herd of elephants cross the river, splashing, playfighting once they arrive on the far side.

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