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sparky

[ spahr-kee ]
/ ˈspɑr ki /
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adjective, spark·i·er, spark·i·est.

emitting or producing sparks.
animated; lively: a sparky personality.

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Origin of sparky

First recorded in 1610–20; spark1 + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM sparky

spark·i·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for sparky

sparky
/ (ˈspɑːkɪ) /

adjective sparkier or sparkiest

lively; vivacious; spirited
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