full of life and energy
"a lively discussion"; "lively and attractive parents"; "a lively party"
full of zest or vigor
"a racy literary style"
alert, brisk, lively, merry, rattling, snappy, spanking, zippy(adj)
quick and energetic
"a brisk walk in the park"; "a lively gait"; "a merry chase"; "traveling at a rattling rate"; "a snappy pace"; "a spanking breeze"
bouncy, live, lively, resilient, springy(adj)
elastic; rebounds readily
"clean bouncy hair"; "a lively tennis ball"; "as resilient as seasoned hickory"; "springy turf"
filled with events or activity
"a lively period in history"
full of life, lively, vital(adj)
full of spirit
"a dynamic full of life woman"; "a vital and charismatic leader"; "this whole lively world"
endowed with or manifesting life; living
brisk; vivacious; active; as, a lively youth
gay; airy; animated; spirited
representing life; lifelike
bright; vivid; glowing; strong; vigorous
in a brisk, active, or animated manner; briskly; vigorously
with strong resemblance of life
Lively is the fifth album by the North Carolina band Arrogance, released in 1981. It was recorded live in March 1981 around various clubs in North Carolina. Most of these songs were unreleased at the time of its release, although a few existed as singles or B-Sides. Some also existed as unreleased demos. In its initial release, a bonus "Dog Breath" EP was included, which featured six 1960s cover songs such as "Born to Be Wild." This would be their final record until the release of 2002's The 5'11" Record.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
līv′li, adj. showing life: vigorous, active: sprightly: spirited: vivid.—adv. vivaciously, vigorously.—adv. Līve′lily.—n. Līve′liness.
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
To lift lightly to the sea; as a boat, &c.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'lively' in Adjectives Frequency: #742
The numerical value of lively in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of lively in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of lively in a Sentence
If I'm getting lively about it, it's because I feel bloody lively.
The candidates who have engaging and lively and very quick responses.
Democratic supporters are hungry for a race. They want a lively debate.
If you have a target, you will walk more lively even in the middle of a desert!
She was lively, sarcastic, everybody’s best friend, my soul sister. We just got each other.
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- vivaçCatalan, Valencian
- живъOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
- brioso, vívidamente, animado, vibrantemente, espumoso, vivaz, burbujeante, vigorosoSpanish
- eläväinen, vilkasFinnish
- animé, animéeFrench
- crógach, cróganta, crógaIrish
- beò, aighearachScottish Gaelic
- élénk, elevenHungarian
- vivace, briosa, briosoItalian
- מלא חייםHebrew
- spirgti, mundrs, moži, kustīgs, ņipri, možs, ņiprs, mundri, kustīgi, spirgts, žirgti, žirgtsLatvian
- animada, vibrante, vivaz, AnimadoPortuguese
- жи́во, оживлённо, пе́нистый, оживлённый, оRussian
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