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Sportive, 1) giving or taking pleasure, merry, playful: “for s. words,” Lucr. 1813. “in a s. humour,” Err. I, 2, 58. “drive thee from the s. court,” All's III, 2, 109.
2) amorous, wanton: “why should others' false adulterate eyes give salutation to my s. blood?” Sonn. 121, 6. “I, that am not shaped for s. tricks,” R3 I, 1, 14.
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