MEANING: adjective: Relating to play; playful.

ETYMOLOGY: From French ludique, from Latin ludere (to play), from ludus (play). Ultimately from Indo-European root leid- (to play), which is also the ancestor of allude, collude, delude, elude, illusion, ludicrous, and Ludo. Earliest documented use: 1940.


LUPIC - wolfish

LAUDIC - complimentary

LUXIC - very bright (and energy-efficient; see also LEDIC)