lively; frolicsome; playful.
- frisk·i·ly, adverb
- frisk·i·ness, noun
- un·frisk·y, adjective
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How to use frisky in a sentence
Once again, you can actually have a home inspection, financing contingency and even a radon test if you are feeling frisky.Standing on both feet in the current real estate market | Justin Noble | September 24, 2022 | Washington Blade
No matter your cat’s age, whether she’s a frisky kitten or senior grimalkin, toys and playtime are a necessity.Best cat toys: Your favorite feline will give two paws up to these cat accessories | Irena Collaku | July 21, 2021 | Popular-Science
He chewed the ears off a squeaky pink stuffed rabbit and now parades around the house with its earless body whenever he’s at his friskiest.My dog barked at me. What’s going on in that canine skull of his? | John Kelly | January 31, 2021 | Washington Post
The vibrant colors and frisky attitude mask Friedman’s outlook, but she sees the “inherent tension” of a coiled metal blade as a metaphor for the country’s current plight.In the galleries: Where artists engage with the earth | Mark Jenkins | December 4, 2020 | Washington Post
The frisky took the bait, writing that “If famous works of art had been created today, they might have a whole different look.”
So to recap: You know those two lions that were frisky enough to have lion sex and give birth to lions?
It takes 90 minutes on a good day and up to three hours if the Israeli settlers are feeling frisky.
Now come a report from veteran New York reporter Murray Weiss alleging more frisky hotel business.John Edwards Denies Reported Link to Soccer Mom Madame’s Service | Michelle Cottle | March 23, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
For the famously frisky Redstone, gorgeous, much younger companions are nothing new.
He is a frisky dog and often chases the horses and buggies that go up and down the road in front of the house.Seven O'Clock Stories | Robert Gordon Anderson
When we reached the corner we saw the frisky trio nosing along the road and moving slowly to the east.The Red Cow and Her Friends | Peter McArthur
A frisky young mother is an awful responsibility for a girl, and I should hate to have to ask anyone's intentions about my Mamma!Happy House | Betsey Riddle, Freifrau von Hutten zum Stolzenberg
Anne had no time to applaud for a frisky bass had attached himself to her line at the identical moment.The Missing Formula | Mildred A. Wirt, AKA Ann Wirt
Marjorie had a horse made of a carrot, which looked like a very frisky steed, indeed.Marjorie's Busy Days | Carolyn Wells
British Dictionary definitions for frisky
lively, high-spirited, or playful
- friskily, adverb
- friskiness, noun
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