Definitions for sprightlyˈspraɪt li
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
spright•lyˈspraɪt li(adj.; adv.)-li•er, -li•est
(adj.)animated; buoyant; lively.
(adv.)in a sprightly manner.
Origin of sprightly:
1590–1600; spright (sp. var. of sprite ) + -ly
full of spirit and vitality
"a sprightly young girl"; "a sprightly dance"
In a lively and vigorous way
animated, vivacious or gay; lively
full of life and vigor, especially with a light and springy step
energetic and in good health
sprightlike, or spiritlike; lively; brisk; animated; vigorous; airy; gay; as, a sprightly youth; a sprightly air; a sprightly dance
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