One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Playful, sportive; light-hearted; jesting, humorous.
2Originally: †affording much enjoyment to hunters (obsolete). In later use: abounding in game. Now rare.
3Full of fighting spirit; valiant, plucky. Compare "game", "gamefully". rare.
Middle English (in an earlier sense). From game + -ful.
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