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Definition of spirited adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

spirited

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˈspɪrət̮əd//
 
[usually before noun]
 
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full of energy, determination, or courage a spirited young woman a spirited discussion She put up a spirited defense in the final game. compare dispirited see also high-spirited, public-spirited
 
adverb
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: spirited