frisky

[ fris-kee ]
/ ˈfrɪs ki /

adjective, frisk·i·er, frisk·i·est.

lively; frolicsome; playful.

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Origin of frisky

First recorded in 1515–25; frisk + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM frisky

frisk·i·ly, adverbfrisk·i·ness, nounun·frisk·y, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for frisky

frisky
/ (ˈfrɪskɪ) /

adjective friskier or friskiest

lively, high-spirited, or playful

Derived forms of frisky

friskily, adverbfriskiness, noun
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