Origin of sprite
Examples from the Web for sprite
Prince may have pranced around like a carefree libertine onstage, but in rehearsal he was more drill sergeant than sprite.Speed Read: The Juiciest Bits From the History of ‘Purple Rain’|Jennie Yabroff|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
They can be ingested sporadically or used as a mixer throughout the night (though a can of Sprite seems to be the latest trick).
Many of the ones around today are more like the Sprite Generation but there are still some old school left in La Eme.The Mexican Mafia Is the Daddy of All Street Gangs|Seth Ferranti|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I tried beer in high school, before discovering Zima, a sweet and bubbly malt-liquor/wine-cooler hybrid that tasted like Sprite.
Bottles of Gatorade, Coke, and Sprite and cans of beer lay crushed on the sidewalk.Oklahoma Tornado Levels Moore 7-Eleven; Heroes Emerge to Save Injured|Christine Pelisek|May 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They gather round the spot where the tin stood and peer into the ground, as though some sprite had bewitched it into the earth.Sidelights on Chinese Life|J. Macgowan
Quick as a sprite she flashed to her feet and ran out into the moonlight.Little Eve Edgarton|Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
His sweetheart was also there; but no one would believe their own eyes, and thought that some sprite played them a trick.The Folk-Tales of the Magyars|Various
"Well, I think the best thing to do would be for me to change myself into a giant bigger than he is," said the sprite.In Camp With A Tin Soldier|John Kendrick Bangs
When she turned round, the fireflys lamp had been extinguished, the sprite was gone.The Adventures of Maya the Bee|Waldemar Bonsels
British Dictionary definitions for sprite
Word Origin for sprite
Word Origin and History for sprite
c.1300, from Old French esprit "spirit," from Latin spiritus (see spirit (n.)).