Definitions for spryspraɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

spryspraɪ(adj.)spry•er or spri•er, spry•est or spri•est.

  1. nimbly energetic; agile; brisk.

Origin of spry:

1740–50; orig. uncert.

spry′ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. agile, nimble, quick, spry(adj)

    moving quickly and lightly

    "sleek and agile as a gymnast"; "as nimble as a deer"; "nimble fingers"; "quick of foot"; "the old dog was so spry it was halfway up the stairs before we could stop it"

Wiktionary

  1. spry(Adjective)

    Having great power of leaping or running; nimble; active.

  2. Origin: From British dialectal sprey, from sprækr, from sprēkiz, from (s)pereg-. Cognate with dialectal sprygg. More at spark. Related to sprack, sprig, sprug, freckle.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Spry

    having great power of leaping or running; nimble; active

Freebase

  1. Spry

    Spry is a census-designated place in York County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 4,891 at the 2010 census.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

spry(adjective)

lively or active

a spry old gentleman.

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