- effervescing; bubbling.
- vivacious; merry; lively; sparkling.
Origin of effervescent
Examples from the Web for effervescent
In our interview, Moreno is effervescent and irreverent, with a genuine gift of the gab.Rita Moreno, SAG Life Achievement Award Winner, Talks Brando, Elvis And West Side Story
January 15, 2014
Who was that bubbly, effervescent redhead hosting ‘Chelsea Lately’ on Monday night?Lindsay Lohan, Spectacular on ‘Chelsea Lately,’ Is Alive Again
August 6, 2013
According to the latest article by Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren, Israeli democracy is “more robust and effervescent than ever.”Israel's Less-Than-Resilient Democracy
April 10, 2012
A family friend posted notice of her death to friends on Facebook, describing Hanson as "effervescent" and "vibrant."The CIA's Secret Grief
Howard L. Rosenberg
January 5, 2010
It seemed that the effervescent fellow could not be wholly serious about anything.The Duke Of Chimney Butte
G. W. Ogden
I don't know what he didn't say to me in his effervescent state.The Nabob, Volume 1 (of 2)
In youth, that effervescent stage of human existence, "joy is unconfined."Games For All Occasions
Mary E. Blain
Hers was an effervescent spirit which could not be suppressed.
Even her effervescent spirits had been under the spell of the waters.
- (of a liquid) giving off bubbles of gas; bubbling
- high-spirited; vivacious
Word Origin and History for effervescent
1680s, from Latin effervescentem (nominative effervescens), present participle of effervescere (see effervescence). Meaning "exuberant" is from 1833.