adjective, spry·er, spry·est or spri·er, spri·est.
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Origin of spry
OTHER WORDS FROM spryspryly, adverbspryness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for spry
Staying spry and fit can help people stay sharp in their golden years.
Sometimes they’d bring in young, spry assistant coaches to play Embiid full-court, one-on-one.Joel Embiid Changed His Offseason Conditioning. Now He’s Playing Like An MVP.|Yaron Weitzman|February 9, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
Yeager, a spry 74 years old, is flying an F-15 Eagle over Edwards Air Force Base, just outside Lancaster, California.Chuck Yeager has died at 97, but the legacy of his record-breaking flight lives on|Rob Verger|December 8, 2020|Popular Science
Not because he’s too old—the film seizes every opportunity to show Wayan diving into the ocean, paddling his boat, and otherwise being extremely spry.Stream These 5 Highlights from the Banff Film Festival|Erin Berger|November 26, 2020|Outside Online
On the other, Martinez felt that Robles, though young and spry, may benefit from another break.A bulked-up Victor Robles had a down year. He’ll look to fine-tune his game in winter ball.|Jesse Dougherty|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
For someone doing, as he puts it, “double duty,” the 59-year-old Condon looks remarkably spry.
Last year, at the less than spry age of 34, he broke two bones in his back while leading his Everton team to an FA Cup win.
On YouTube, Letterman was no match for his spry, versatile competition.Stephen Colbert and the Viral Video-Fueled Generation Hijack Late Night|Jason Lynch|April 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Listening on the other side of the court was Edith Windsor herself, a spry 83-year-old with bright eyes and a pixie-like smile.
Once more, Zoppé: An Italian Family Circus—170 years old and spry as ever—is off and running.
These yer orphans 'll git their house back agin, and that's enough for them; they're young and spry, and k'n easy earn a livin'.Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
He is pretty spry when he gets started, but the thing is to start him.We Ten|Lyda Farrington Kraus
This is the dullest of dull holes, still we manage to get a bit spry not and then.The Mystery of a Turkish Bath|E.M. Gollan (AKA Rita)
My grandfather, though so small as to be almost diminutive, was spry and brave as an aroused wasp when anyone insulted him.Tramping on Life|Harry Kemp
The words came from one of the boomers, a fat but spry old chap named Dunbar.The Boy Land Boomer|Ralph Bonehill