Sportive and Teasing

Sportive

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Sportive adjective – Given to good-natured joking or teasing.
Usage example: a sportive pastor who began every sermon with a joke

Teasing and sportive are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Teasing" instead an adjective "Sportive".
Nearby Words: sport, sports, sporty, sporting, sported
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Teasing

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Teasing adjective – Causing irritation or annoyance.
Sportive and teasing are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Sportive" instead an adjective "Teasing".
Nearby Words: tease, teased, teaser
Synonyms for Teasing
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Teasing and Sportive. (2016). Retrieved 2020, February 29, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/sportive/teasing
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