Definition of Playlike

1. Adjective. Resembling a play (dramatic production) or some aspect of one. ¹



2. Adjective. Resembling play (recreational behaviour) or some aspect of it. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Playlike

1. resembling a theatrical performance [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Playlike

playing down
playing field
playing fields
playing in
playing period
playing possum
playing the board
playings
playland
playlands
playleader
playleaders
playless
playlet
playlets
playlike (current term)
playline
playlist
playlisted
playlisting
playlistism
playlists
playlot
playlots
playmaker
playmakers
playmaking
playmakings
playmat
playmate

Literary usage of Playlike

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Student's History of Education by Frank Pierrepont Graves (1915)
"Again, while Herbart holds that every subject should, if possible, be presented in an attractive, interesting, and 'almost playlike' way, ..."

2. A Student's History of Education by Frank Pierrepont Graves (1915)
"Again, while Herbart holds that every subject should, if possible, be presented in an attractive, interesting, and 'almost playlike' way, ..."

3. The Wayward Welfare State by Roger A. Freeman (1981)
"An analysis of the courses taken by students, of the hours devoted to solid subjects and to "breeze" classes, of the time spent on activities of a playlike ..."

4. A Textbook in the History of Modern Elementary Education: With Emphasis on by Samuel Chester Parker (1912)
"... seems so to the pupil, it often becomes necessary to start him by a dexterous, cheerful, almost playlike presentation of that which he is to imitate. ..."

5. A Textbook in the History of Modern Elementary Education: With Emphasis on by Samuel Chester Parker (1912)
"... seems so to the pupil, it often becomes necessary to start him by a dexterous, cheerful, almost playlike presentation of that which he is to imitate. ..."

6. Educational Sociology by David Snedden (1922)
"broken to it, would be glad to change to more playlike activities if they were completely freed from economic necessity. Play and work obviously shade into ..."

7. American Problems from the Point of View of a Psychologist by Hugo Münsterberg (1910)
"... is schooling himself for the active and effective life by the temperate use of exciting beverages which playlike awake those vivid feelings of success. ..."

8. A Student's History of Education by Frank Pierrepont Graves (1915)
"Again, while Herbart holds that every subject should, if possible, be presented in an attractive, interesting, and 'almost playlike' way, ..."

9. A Student's History of Education by Frank Pierrepont Graves (1915)
"Again, while Herbart holds that every subject should, if possible, be presented in an attractive, interesting, and 'almost playlike' way, ..."

10. The Wayward Welfare State by Roger A. Freeman (1981)
"An analysis of the courses taken by students, of the hours devoted to solid subjects and to "breeze" classes, of the time spent on activities of a playlike ..."

11. A Textbook in the History of Modern Elementary Education: With Emphasis on by Samuel Chester Parker (1912)
"... seems so to the pupil, it often becomes necessary to start him by a dexterous, cheerful, almost playlike presentation of that which he is to imitate. ..."

12. A Textbook in the History of Modern Elementary Education: With Emphasis on by Samuel Chester Parker (1912)
"... seems so to the pupil, it often becomes necessary to start him by a dexterous, cheerful, almost playlike presentation of that which he is to imitate. ..."

13. Educational Sociology by David Snedden (1922)
"broken to it, would be glad to change to more playlike activities if they were completely freed from economic necessity. Play and work obviously shade into ..."

14. American Problems from the Point of View of a Psychologist by Hugo Münsterberg (1910)
"... is schooling himself for the active and effective life by the temperate use of exciting beverages which playlike awake those vivid feelings of success. ..."

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