Definitions for sprightlyˈspraɪt li

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

spright•lyˈspraɪt li(adj.; adv.)-li•er, -li•est

  1. (adj.)animated; buoyant; lively.

  2. (adv.)in a sprightly manner.

Origin of sprightly:

1590–1600; spright (sp. var. of sprite ) + -ly

spright′li•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sprightly(adj)

    full of spirit and vitality

    "a sprightly young girl"; "a sprightly dance"

Wiktionary

  1. sprightly(Adverb)

    In a lively and vigorous way

  2. sprightly(Adjective)

    animated, vivacious or gay; lively

  3. sprightly(Adjective)

    full of life and vigor, especially with a light and springy step

  4. sprightly(Adjective)

    energetic and in good health

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sprightly

    sprightlike, or spiritlike; lively; brisk; animated; vigorous; airy; gay; as, a sprightly youth; a sprightly air; a sprightly dance

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