- animated cartoon,
- animated oat,
Origin of animated
Examples from the Web for animatedly
“I think that would be a great idea,” Berman responds, animatedly.
"They came in their own carriage, too," said the sister, animatedly.
She talked rapidly and animatedly, keeping her cavalier in a broad smile, and confirming her lately won reputation of a wit.Husks|Marion Harland
At dinner she talked to him so animatedly (and so personally) that no one else could get a word in edgewise.The Vehement Flame|Margaret Wade Campbell Deland
1530s, "alive," past participle adjective from animate (v.). Meaning "mentally excited" is from 1530s; "full of activity" from 1580s. The "moving pictures" sense is attested from 1895; of cartoons from 1897. Related: Animatedly.