sprightly

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spright·ly

also sprite·ly (sprīt′lē)
adj. spright·li·er, spright·li·est also sprite·li·er or sprite·li·est
Full of spirit and vitality; lively; brisk.
adv.
In a lively, animated manner.

spright′li·ness n.

sprightly

(ˈspraɪtlɪ)
adj, -lier or -liest
full of vitality; lively
adv
obsolete in a lively manner
[C16: from spright, variant of sprite + -ly1]
ˈsprightliness n

spright•ly

(ˈspraɪt li)

adj. -li•er, -li•est,
adv. adj.
1. animated; buoyant; lively.
adv.
2. in a sprightly manner.
[1590–1600; spright (sp. variant of sprite) + -ly]
spright′li•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sprightly - full of spirit and vitality; "a sprightly young girl"; "a sprightly dance"
spirited - displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness

sprightly

sprightly

adjective
1. Possessing, exerting, or displaying energy:
Informal: peppy.
Translations

sprightly

[ˈspraɪtlɪ] ADJ (sprightlier (compar) (sprightliest (superl))) → enérgico

sprightly

[ˈspraɪtli] adj [person] → alerte

sprightly

adj (+er) person, tunemunter, lebhaft; old personrüstig; walk, danceschwungvoll

sprightly

[ˈspraɪtlɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → vivace
a sprightly old man → un vecchietto arzillo
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