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Meaning of SPIRITED

Pronunciation:  'spiritid

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  made lively or spirited; "a meal enlivened by the music"; "a spirited debate"
  2. [adj]  willing to face danger
  3. [adj]  marked by lively action; "a bouncing gait"; "bouncy tunes"; "the peppy and interesting talk"; "a spirited dance"
  4. [adj]  displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness

SPIRITED is a 8 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: alive, animated, boisterous, bouncing, bouncy, brave, con brio, courageous, dashing, ebullient, enlivened, exuberant, fearless, feisty, gallant, game, gamey, gamy, gritty, high-spirited, hoyden(a), hoydenish, impertinent, irreverent, knockabout, lively, mettlesome, peppy, pert, plucky, racy, resilient, saucy, snappy, sprightly, spunky, tomboyish, vibrant, vivacious, whipping, yeasty, zestful, zesty, zippy
 Antonyms: spiritless
 See Also: energetic, enthusiastic



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Spir"it*ed\, a.
1. Animated or possessed by a spirit. [Obs.] ``So talked the
   spirited, sly snake.'' --Milton.

2. Animated; full of life or vigor; lively; full of spirit or
   fire; as, a spirited oration; a spirited answer.

Note: Spirited is much used in composition; as in
      high-spirited, low-spirited, mean-spirited, etc.

Syn: Lively; vivacious; animated; ardent; active; bold;
     courageous. -- {Spir"it*ed*ly}, adv. --
     {Spir"it*ed*ness}, n.