springily
adverb see springy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • springily — springy ► ADJECTIVE (springier, springiest) 1) springing back quickly when squeezed or stretched. 2) (of movements) light and confident. DERIVATIVES springily adverb springiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • springily — See springy. * * * …   Universalium

  • springily — adverb in a springy manner …   Wiktionary

  • springily — adv. in an elastic manner, resiliently …   English contemporary dictionary

  • springily — spring·i·ly …   English syllables

  • springily — adverb : in a springy manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • springy — springily, adv. springiness, n. /spring ee/, adj., springier, springiest. 1. characterized by spring or elasticity; flexible; resilient: He walks with a springy step. 2. (of land) abounding in or having springs of water. [1585 95; SPRING + Y1]… …   Universalium

  • springy — adjective (springier; est) Date: 1660 1. having an elastic quality ; resilient < green springy wood > 2. having or showing a lively and energetic movement < walks with a springy step > Synonyms: see elastic • springily …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • springiness — See springily. * * * …   Universalium

  • springy — spring|y [ˈsprıŋi] adj 1.) something that is springy is soft and comes back to its normal shape after being pressed or walked on ▪ The grass was soft and springy. 2.) springy step/walk a way of walking which is quick and full of energy… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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