What does lively mean?

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ˈlaɪv lilive·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lively(adj)

    full of life and energy

    "a lively discussion"; "lively and attractive parents"; "a lively party"

  2. lively, racy(adj)

    full of zest or vigor

    "a racy literary style"

  3. 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"

  4. bouncy, live, lively, resilient, springy(adj)

    elastic; rebounds readily

    "clean bouncy hair"; "a lively tennis ball"; "as resilient as seasoned hickory"; "springy turf"

  5. lively(adj)

    filled with events or activity

    "a lively period in history"

  6. full of life, lively, vital(adj)

    full of spirit

    "a dynamic full of life woman"; "a vital and charismatic leader"; "this whole lively world"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lively

    endowed with or manifesting life; living

  2. Lively

    brisk; vivacious; active; as, a lively youth

  3. Lively

    gay; airy; animated; spirited

  4. Lively

    representing life; lifelike

  5. Lively

    bright; vivid; glowing; strong; vigorous

  6. Lively(adverb)

    in a brisk, active, or animated manner; briskly; vigorously

  7. Lively(adverb)

    with strong resemblance of life

Freebase

  1. Lively

    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

  1. Lively

    līv′li, adj. showing life: vigorous, active: sprightly: spirited: vivid.—adv. vivaciously, vigorously.—adv. Līve′lily.—n. Līve′liness.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. lively

    To lift lightly to the sea; as a boat, &c.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'lively' in Adjectives Frequency: #742

Anagrams for lively »

  1. Evilly

  2. Vilely

How to pronounce lively?

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How to say lively in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lively in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lively in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of lively in a Sentence

  1. Libby Mahoney:

    It's a whole culture that has disappeared, and it was colorful and lively. I am sorry to see it go, but such is progress.

  2. Prime Minister Narendra Modi:

    Multifaceted, endearing and lively ... this was Rishi Kapoor Ji. He was a powerhouse of talent.

  3. Though Bush:

    I've had 62 years of life that's been jammed into my DNA that when someone asks you a question, you're supposed to answer it, in my time as governor, we had lively conversations with people in the press, and I didn't do a little you know kabuki dance around it, I took 'em on. Even our friends from the other teams, they come, I don't care, bring it on baby.

  4. Donald Trump:

    This lively sport reflects our national spirit and our can-do attitude. At every NASCAR race, you will see thousands of patriotic Americans, from the grandstands to the pit stalls, proudly waving our flag and roaring with joy at the words,' Start your engines,'.

  5. Draft Biden executive director:

    Democratic supporters are hungry for a race. They want a lively debate.

Images & Illustrations of lively

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