Definition of gamesome in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡāmsəm/


Playful and merry.
Example sentences
  • It's a gamesome synonymicon for the philologist and verbomaniac.
  • No whale species is more active than the humpback, causing Herman Melville in Moby Dick to call them ‘the most lighthearted and gamesome of all the whales.’
  • But he was a gamesome professor, a huntsman, a man of the field; also he was wedded to his lusts, which he did also venture to keep, rather than the birthright.



Example sentences
  • ‘You may come to rue being so cavalier,’ he gamesomely warned him.


Example sentences
  • But he has not become a fool, nor has he lost all his malice - even though it now takes the form of malicious gamesomeness.
  • In the midst of all that glee and gamesomeness it was strange to see one standing joyless.
  • Needless to say, the uncertainty that surrounded the potential magnitude of the payoffs added a rather interesting sense of gamesomeness to the plan.

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Syllabification: game·some

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