Definition of spirited adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈspɪrɪtɪd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈspɪrɪtɪd//
[usually before noun] Energetic, Brave
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full of energy, determination or courage a spirited young woman a spirited discussion She put up a spirited defence in the final game. The team produced a spirited performance. compare dispirited see also free-spirited, high-spirited, public-spirited See related entries: Energetic, Brave
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