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 sprightly
And every one of them seems to cough up the same anecdotes on the sprightly blonde.Meet Your New Sleeping Beauty: Elle Fanning on ‘Maleficent,’ Brangelina, and Summer Style|Marlow Stern|May 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His films, sprightly action flicks with clear lines between good and evil and a noble hero, touched a chord in a post-war America.
Ethel Skakel was a sprightly little blonde of 22, born into immense wealth, when she married Bobby on June 17, 1950.
At a lean and sprightly 64 years old, former Bosnian Serb President Radovan Karadzic is actually back in top form.
The lady in a sprightly fashion returned his toast, and the junior partner frowned.The Prodigal Father|J. Storer Clouston
Although somewhat shy, it is described as having "sprightly manners and a clear, ringing trill."Our Bird Comrades|Leander S. (Leander Sylvester) Keyser
"Of course we shall," cried that sprightly person, shaking her fist at the big senior.Ruth Fielding on Cliff Island|Alice Emerson
The sprightly talk stopped with a jolt, and people looked at each other.Whilomville Stories|Stephen Crane
Her beauty and sprightly allurements had no appeal for him just then.The Serf|Guy Thorne