What does the word sprightly mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Sprightliness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Animated; vivacious; lively.

Usage examples for sprightly

  1. He composed and sang certain sprightly songs which struck the popular fancy and achieved a reputation not only in his own town but throughout the country. – Writing for Vaudeville by Brett Page
  2. Isabella- poor, weak, romantic, sprightly Isabel- was not missed at first; for very terrible trouble had fallen upon the Grange. – Emily Brontë by A. Mary F. (Agnes Mary Frances) Robinson