Spritely
Spriteful Sprite"ful (-f[usd]l), a., Spritefully Sprite"ful*ly, adv., Spriteliness Sprite"li*ness (-l[i^]*n[e^]s), n., Spritely Sprite"ly, a., etc. See {Sprightful}, {Sprightfully}, {Sprightliness}, {Sprightly}, etc. [1913 Webster]

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  • spritely — 1. adjective a) Of or relating to a sprite. b) Sprightly 2. adverb In a manner reminiscent of a sprite …   Wiktionary

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  • spritely — sprite·ly …   English syllables

  • spritely — /ˈspraɪtli/ (say spruytlee) adjective (spritelier, spriteliest) → sprightly …   Australian English dictionary

  • spritely — lē, li archaic variant of sprightly …   Useful english dictionary

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  • spritely\ jig — Celebratory dance . After their victory the team danced a spritely jig …   Dictionary of american slang

  • sprightly — /ˈspraɪtli / (say spruytlee) adjective (sprightlier, sprightliest) 1. animated or vivacious; lively. –adverb 2. in a sprightly manner. Also, spritely. {from spright, variant of sprite + ly} –sprightliness, noun Usage: Although some writers… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Spriteful — Sprite ful ( f[usd]l), a., Spritefully Sprite ful*ly, adv., Spriteliness Sprite li*ness ( l[i^]*n[e^]s), n., Spritely Sprite ly, a., etc. See {Sprightful}, {Sprightfully}, {Sprightliness}, {Sprightly}, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spritefully — Spriteful Sprite ful ( f[usd]l), a., Spritefully Sprite ful*ly, adv., Spriteliness Sprite li*ness ( l[i^]*n[e^]s), n., Spritely Sprite ly, a., etc. See {Sprightful}, {Sprightfully}, {Sprightliness}, {Sprightly}, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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