adjective, spright·li·er, spright·li·est.
Words nearby sprightly
OTHER WORDS FROM sprightlyspright·li·ness, nounun·spright·ly, adjective, adverb
Examples from the Web for sprightliness
Fluent, conversational, ever polished, he is full of happy turns and of Gallic sprightliness.Essays sthetical|George Calvert
There was no system or connection in what she taught, but the sprightliness of her delivery made up for the defect.
He had youth without diffidence, sprightliness without wit, opinion without judgment, and learning without knowledge.Camilla|Fanny Burney
Indeed, there is nowhere else fun so keen, humor so exquisite, or sprightliness so enchanting.Talks on the study of literature.|Arlo Bates
Robert was evidently in a very great hurry, but Tony had the advantage in years and sprightliness.The Gay Adventure|Richard Bird