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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

live′ wire′*laɪv(n.)

  1. an energetic, alert person.

    Category: Informal

* Informal..

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. eager beaver, busy bee, live wire, sharpie, sharpy(noun)

    an alert and energetic person


  1. live wire(Noun)

    An electrical wire through which there is a flow of electrical current.

  2. live wire(Noun)

    An especially energetic, alert, or vivacious person.

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live wire

a wire charged with electricity.

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