What does lively mean?

Definitions for lively
ˈlaɪv lilive·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. livelyadjective

    full of life and energy

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

  2. lively, racyadjective

    full of zest or vigor

    "a racy literary style"

  3. alert, brisk, lively, merry, rattling, snappy, spanking, zippyadjective

    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, springyadjective

    elastic; rebounds readily

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

  5. livelyadjective

    filled with events or activity

    "a lively period in history"

  6. full of life, lively, vitaladjective

    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. Livelyadverb

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

  7. Livelyadverb

    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

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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. 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.

  2. Crimean Tatar:

    Some lively discussion are taking place with drivers. But not a single wagon is going to get by. Some drivers are waiting wondering what to do. Some are already turning back.

  3. Lisbeth Melendez Rivera:

    The pope is known to wander, we hope that maybe, just maybe, our lively colors will call on him... and that he'll wander over to us.

  4. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu:

    There is nothing can pay one for that invaluable ignorance which is the companion of youth, those sanguine groundless hopes, and that lively vanity which makes all the happiness of life.

  5. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Humility makes us more friendly Happiness makes us more lively. Love makes us more caring Dream makes us more daring. Trust makes us more forgiving Kindness makes us more loving. Hope gives us the joy of dreaming Peace gives us the joy of living.

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