What does the word springy mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Springiness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Spongy; wet.

Usage examples for springy

  1. Syvert Stein, the bridegroom, trod the earth with a firm, springy step, and spoke many a cheery word to the bride, who walked, silent and with downcast eyes, at his side. – Tales From Two Hemispheres by Hjalmar Hjorth Boysen
  2. Instead of soft turf and springy heather, he met great patches of flat limestone rock, just like ill- made pavements, with deep cracks between the stones and ledges, filled with ferns; so he had to hop from stone to stone, and now and then he slipped in between, and hurt his little bare toes, though they were tolerably tough ones; but still he would go on and up, he could not tell why. – Journeys Through Bookland V2 by Charles H. Sylvester
  3. He descended toward it, without noise over the springy earth. – Foes by Mary Johnston