frisky


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frisk·y

 (frĭs′kē)
adj. frisk·i·er, frisk·i·est
Energetic, lively, and playful: a frisky kitten.

frisk′i·ly adv.
frisk′i·ness n.

frisky

(ˈfrɪskɪ)
adj, friskier or friskiest
lively, high-spirited, or playful. Also (rare): friskful
ˈfriskily adv
ˈfriskiness n

frisk•y

(ˈfrɪs ki)

adj. frisk•i•er, frisk•i•est.
lively; frolicsome; playful.
[1515–25]
frisk′i•ly, adv.
frisk′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.frisky - playful like a lively kitten
playful - full of fun and high spirits; "playful children just let loose from school"

frisky

adjective lively, spirited, romping, playful, bouncy, high-spirited, rollicking, in high spirits, full of beans (informal), coltish, kittenish, frolicsome, ludic (literary), sportive, full of joie de vivre His horse was feeling frisky.
wooden, dull, lacklustre, sedate, demure, stodgy, stolid, pensive

frisky

adjective
Full of high-spirited fun:
Translations
مَرِح، لَعوب
hravýskotačivý
sprælsk
líflegur, fjörlegur
šantivý

frisky

[ˈfrɪskɪ] ADJ (friskier (compar) (friskiest (superl))) [person, horse] → juguetón
he's pretty frisky stillsigue bastante activo

frisky

[ˈfrɪski] adj [animal, person] → vif(vive), sémillant(e)

frisky

adj (+er)verspielt

frisky

[ˈfrɪskɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (person, horse) → vispo/a, vivace

frisk

(frisk) verb
to jump about playfully. The lambs are frisking in the fields.
ˈfrisky adjective
ˈfriskily adverb
References in classic literature ?
Then all at once it began to quiver, and leap, and dance with a frisky motion.
As for Merrylegs, he and I soon became great friends; he was such a cheerful, plucky, good-tempered little fellow that he was a favorite with every one, and especially with Miss Jessie and Flora, who used to ride him about in the orchard, and have fine games with him and their little dog Frisky.
Then arrived, two by two, with a gravity which made a contrast in the midst of the frisky ecclesiastical escort of Charles de Bourbon, the eight and forty ambassadors of Maximilian of Austria, having at their head the reverend Father in God, Jehan, Abbot of Saint-Bertin, Chancellor of the Golden Fleece, and Jacques de Goy, Sieur Dauby, Grand Bailiff of Ghent.
He'll let nineteen go by without batting an eye, and mebbe the twentieth, just because he's feeling frisky,
One morning, feeling more frisky than usual, she fell upon her knees and wept in the woodman's petticoat.
It was a pleasure to eat where everything was so tidy, the food so well cooked, the waiters so polite, and the coming and departing company so moustached, so frisky, so affable, so fearfully and wonderfully Frenchy
Oh, I couldn't ride one of those horrid, frisky little beasts
It would be the easiest folly in the world to fall in love with her: there is such a sweet babylike roundness about her face and figure; the delicate dark rings of hair lie so charmingly about her ears and neck; her great dark eyes with their long eye-lashes touch one so strangely, as if an imprisoned frisky sprite looked out of them.
If you don't do as your mother tells you and are just gushing, frisky, young idiots, snubs will be your portion.
Ay, ay, I know the devils; they look as innocent as so many frisky fawns, but there is not one among them all that has not an eye on our smallest motions.
I never jined the church till I found a minister that was up to 'em all in Greek and all that, and he said right the contrary; and then I took right hold, and jined the church,--I did now, fact," said John, who had been all this time uncorking some very frisky bottled cider, which at this juncture he presented.
Daisy with a sore ear - much better after last week's treatment - Molly and Holly the labradors with their recurrent anal gland problems, and then a frisky ferret for his usual hormone jab.