What does spry mean?

Definitions for spryspraɪ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word spry.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. agile, nimble, quick, spry(adj)

    moving quickly and lightly

    "sleek and agile as a gymnast"; "as nimble as a deer"; "nimble fingers"; "quick of foot"; "the old dog was so spry it was halfway up the stairs before we could stop it"


  1. spry(Adjective)

    Having great power of leaping or running; nimble; active.

  2. Origin: From British dialectal sprey, from sprækr, from sprēkiz, from (s)pereg-. Cognate with dialectal sprygg. More at spark. Related to sprack, sprig, sprug, freckle.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Spry

    having great power of leaping or running; nimble; active

  2. Origin: [Cf. dial. Sw. sprygg lively, skittish, and E. sprag.]


  1. Spry

    Spry is a census-designated place in York County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 4,891 at the 2010 census.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Spry

    sprī, adj. vigorous, lively, gay, pert. [Scand.; Sw. prov. sprygg, very active.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of spry in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of spry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Woody Allen:

    I'm 80 and I can't believe it ! i'm so youthful, agile, nimble, spry, mentally alert that it's astonishing.

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