Playful vs Kittenish - What's the difference?

playful | kittenish |


As adjectives the difference between playful and kittenish

is that playful is liking play, prone to play frequently, such as a child or kitten; rather sportive while kittenish is having the qualities or likeness of a kitten.

playful

English

Alternative forms

* playfull (archaic)

Adjective

(en-adj)
  • liking play, prone to play frequently, such as a child or kitten; rather sportive.
  • Actually, we are pretty playful in our romantic life.
  • funny, humorous, jesting, frolicsome.
  • John is a playful fellow.
    A party hat is a playful conical hat people wear at parties.
  • fun, recreational, not serious.
  • A brainteaser is a playful puzzle posed as a test of intelligence.
  • experimental.
  • He was a rather playful artist.

    Derived terms

    * playfully * playfulness

    kittenish

    English

    Adjective

    (head)
  • Having the qualities or likeness of a kitten.
  • * 2011 , Jeff Dee, Gordon Ryder's Blues , page 165:
  • Sleeping, Myra appeared cuddly, kittenish . Girls, Gordon thought to himself. Girls can really drive you crazy.
  • Playful.