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Meaning of SPRIGHTLY

Pronunciation:  'sprItlee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  full of spirit and vitality; "a sprightly young girl"; "a sprightly dance"
 

SPRIGHTLY is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: spirited
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Spright"ly\, a. [Compar. {Sprightlier}; superl.
{Sprightliest}.] [See {Sprite}.]
Sprightlike, or spiritlike; lively; brisk; animated;
vigorous; airy; gay; as, a sprightly youth; a sprightly air;
a sprightly dance. ``Sprightly wit and love inspires.''
--Dryden.

      The sprightly Sylvia trips along the green. --Pope.

 

 

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