sparky

(redirected from sparkies)

spark·y

 (spär′kē)
adj. spark·i·er, spark·i·est
Animated; lively.

spark′i·ly adv.

sparky

(ˈspɑːkɪ)
adj, sparkier or sparkiest
lively; vivacious; spirited

spark•y

(ˈspɑr ki)

adj. spark•i•er, spark•i•est.
1. emitting or producing sparks.
2. animated; lively.
[1610–20]
spark′i•ly, adv.
Translations

sparky

[ˈspɑːkɪ] ADJvivaracho, marchoso

sparky

[ˈspɑːrki] adj (British) (= lively) [person] → radieux/euse; [event] → étincelant(e)sparring match [ˈspɑːrɪŋ] n
(BOXING)combat m d'entraînement
(= argument) → échange m verbalsparring partner [ˈspɑːrɪŋ] n
(BOXING)sparring-partner m
(fig)adversaire mf de toujours
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That's the theme in John Kelly's award- winning comedy Sparkies, which is coming to the Paramount Cinema in Penistone tomorrow and Saturday.