Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Full of life or animation; brisk; vivacious; active.

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Usage examples "lively":

  1. Since three o'clock we've had a lively time. - "The Dark Forest", Hugh Walpole.
  2. And yet, now and then, he had a lively way about him with all his dignity. - "Richard Carvel, Complete", Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009.
  3. Make 'em move lively. - "Aunt Jane of Kentucky", Eliza Calvert Hall.