Sentence Examples with the word playfully

The women, after playfully pretending for some time to search for the god, desisted, saying that he had hidden himself among the Muses.

He slapped her backside playfully as she walked out the door ahead of him.

He slapped her on the backside playfully as she passed.

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Before it, far out on the soft Turkish-rugged waters, went the glistening white shadow from his broad, milky forehead, a musical rippling playfully accompanying the shade; and behind, the blue waters interchangeably flowed over into the moving valley of his steady wake; and on either hand bright bubbles arose and danced by his side.

It can't be helped! said the count, shrugging his shoulders and speaking playfully of a matter that evidently distressed him.

She wrinkled her nose at him as she brushed by and he tugged playfully at her hair.

Locke half playfully touches on certain monsters, with respect to which it is difficult to determine whether they ought to be called men.

Plain in plumage, being greyish brown above and dull white below, while its quills are dingy black, variegated with white, there is little about the mocking-bird's appearance beyond its graceful form to recommend it; but the lively gesticulations it exhibits are very attractive, and therein its European rival in melody is far surpassed, for the cock-bird mounts aloft in rapid circling flight, and, alighting on a conspicuous perch, pours forth his ever-changing song to the delight of all listeners; while his actions in attendance on his mate are playfully demonstrative and equally interest the observer.

He rolled up the newspaper and hit her playfully on the backside as she walked away.

Soon a green river winked at them playfully between rocks and bushes, and roared impressively as they entered the clearing at the mill site.