Definitions for vervevɜrv

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. vivaciousness or liveliness; animation.

  2. enthusiasm or vigor, as in literary or artistic work; spirit.

  3. Archaic. talent.

Origin of verve:

1690–1700; < F: enthusiasm, whim, chatter, appar. < L verba words, talk, pl. (taken in VL as fem. sing.) of verbum word; see verb

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vitality, verve(noun)

    an energetic style


  1. verve(Noun)

    Excitement of imagination such as that which animates a poet, artist, or musician, in composing or performing

  2. verve(Noun)

    artistic energy and enthusiasm

  3. verve(Noun)

    vigour, vitality and liveliness

  4. verve(Noun)

    rapture, enthusiasm

  5. verve(Noun)

    spirit, energy

  6. Origin: From verve

Webster Dictionary

  1. Verve(noun)

    excitement of imagination such as animates a poet, artist, or musician, in composing or performing; rapture; enthusiasm; spirit; energy

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