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. Amber Maricle:

    She was lively, sarcastic, everybody’s best friend, my soul sister. We just got each other.

  2. 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.

  3. Jon Springer:

    Lucky’s is an interesting company with a concept that checks almost every box from what people want in a food store today, it plays to the foodie trend of fresh, lively and somewhat indulgent selections; it emphasizes fresh foods at value pricing; and it’s small and easy to shop in, not loaded with aisle after aisle of branded packaged goods in multiple sizes like a traditional supermarket.

  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. 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.

Images & Illustrations of lively

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