Definitions for ESPRITɛˈspri

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. sprightliness of spirit or wit; lively intelligence.

  2. Ref: esprit de corps.

Origin of esprit:

1585–95; < F < L spīritusspirit

Princeton's WordNet

  1. esprit(noun)

    liveliness of mind or spirit


  1. esprit(Noun)

    Spirit, enthusiasm.

  2. esprit(Noun)

    A wit.

  3. esprit(Noun)

    Liveliness, or active mind and spirit.

  4. Origin: Borrowed from the French.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Esprit(noun)


Anagrams of ESPRIT

  1. ripest

  2. sprite

  3. sitrep

  4. stripe

  5. priest

Translations for ESPRIT

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a principle or emotion which makes someone act

The spirit of kindness seems to be lacking in the world nowadays.

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