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Meaning of SPRY

Pronunciation:  sprI

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[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"
 

SPRY is a 4 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: active, agile, nimble, quick
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Spry\, a. [Compar. {Sprier} or {Spryer}; superl. {Spriest}
or {Spryest}.] [Cf. dial. Sw. sprygg lively, skittish, and E.
sprag.]
Having great power of leaping or running; nimble; active.
[U.S. & Local Eng.]

      She is as spry as a cricket.             --S. Judd
                                               (Margaret).

      If I'm not so large as you, You are not so small as I,
      And not half so spry.                    --Emerson.

 

 

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