springy

[ spring-ee ]
/ ˈsprɪŋ i /

adjective, spring·i·er, spring·i·est.

characterized by spring or elasticity; flexible; resilient: He walks with a springy step.
(of land) abounding in or having springs of water.

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Origin of springy

First recorded in 1585–95; spring + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM springy

spring·i·ly, adverbspring·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for springy

springy
/ (ˈsprɪŋɪ) /

adjective springier or springiest

possessing or characterized by resilience or bounce
(of a place) having many wells or springs of water

Derived forms of springy

springily, adverbspringiness, noun
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