What does sprig mean?

Definitions for sprigsprɪg

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. branchlet, twig, sprig(noun)

    a small branch or division of a branch (especially a terminal division); usually applied to branches of the current or preceding year

  2. sprig(noun)

    an ornament that resembles a spray of leaves or flowers


  1. sprig(Noun)

    A small shoot or twig of a tree or other plant; a spray.

    a sprig of laurel or of parsley

  2. sprig(Noun)

    A youth; a lad; -- used humorously or in slight disparagement.

  3. sprig(Noun)

    A brad, or nail without a head.

  4. sprig(Noun)

    A small eyebolt ragged or barbed at the point.

  5. sprig(Verb)

    To decorate with sprigs

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sprig(noun)

    a small shoot or twig of a tree or other plant; a spray; as, a sprig of laurel or of parsley

  2. Sprig(noun)

    a youth; a lad; -- used humorously or in slight disparagement

  3. Sprig(noun)

    a brad, or nail without a head

  4. Sprig(noun)

    a small eyebolt ragged or barbed at the point

  5. Sprig(verb)

    to mark or adorn with the representation of small branches; to work with sprigs; as, to sprig muslin

  6. Origin: [AS. sprec; akin to Icel. sprek a stick. Cf. Spray a branch.]


  1. Sprig

    Sprig is a fictional character from the Grey Griffins series, written by Derek Benz and J. S. Lewis. Sprig is a mysterious shape-shifting spriggan, whose motives are unknown. Her early history is unclear, apart from the fact that she served as a handmaiden of Titania, the Faerie Queen, until the spriggan stole her mistress' Jewel. For her crime, she was hunted across the Shadowlands and subsequently on Earth as well. At some point she was captured and imprisoned within the Codex Spiritus and remained there for thousands of years until finally freed by Max Sumner. It is confirmed in The Fall of the Templar that Sprig is Max's Bounder, attached to him as closely as his own soul.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sprig

    sprig, n. a small shoot or twig: a scion, a young person: an ornament like a spray: one of various small pointed implements, a headless nail: one of the separate pieces of lace fastened on a ground in appliqué lace.—v.t. to embroider with representations of twigs:—pr.p. sprig′ging; pa.t. and pa.p. sprigged.—adj. Sprig′gy, full of sprigs or young branches. [Cf. Ice. sprek, a stick.]

Anagrams for sprig »

  1. grips

  2. prigs


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sprig in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sprig in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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Translations for sprig

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • ramitaSpanish
  • lehvä, verso, vesa, oksa, havu, kersa, uppokantanaula, silmäruuviFinnish
  • rameau, brinFrench
  • tākupuMāori
  • dusk, grein, dykkert, oppkomling, stift, kvist, trådstift, bukett, jypling, spire, dykkerNorwegian
  • రెమ్మTelugu

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