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Definition of sprightly adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    sprightly

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈspraɪtli//
     
    (spry)
     
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  1. 1(especially of older people) full of life and energy synonym lively
  2. 2 a sprightly 80-year-old She's very sprightly for her age.
sprightliness
 
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noun [uncountable]
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