What does lively mean?

Definitions for lively
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. Benjamin Pavard:

    We are ready for Peru, even if we know that it's going to be a tough game. They are fast and lively, they will have a huge desire to win after losing their first game so it won't be easy.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    If you have a target, you will walk more lively even in the middle of a desert!

  3. Philadelphia Fed President Charles Plosser:

    I don't know the answer to whether they know what they're going to do or not, but I'm sure there's a very lively debate, they're debating all the issues that all the news programs and financial markets are talking about. And it's going to be a tough decision. It's going to be a probably a pretty close call I think.

  4. Jeremy Hunt:

    You're going to have very, very lively debates in a situation like this. This is one of the biggest decisions that we have taken as a country in our political lifetimes so there's going to be a pretty fierce discussion but the prime minister has found a way forward.

  5. Samantha James:

    She was lively, amazing, beautiful and popular, when she was born she had cancer, and she had a liver transported from Spain, it’s a miracle she is here and I can’t believe she would do something as stupid as that.

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