adjective, spry·er, spry·est or spri·er, spri·est.
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Origin of spry
OTHER WORDS FROM spryspryly, adverbspryness, noun
Example sentences from the Web for spry
Certainly a half-dozen leaped spryly off their horses and in an instant had confined the escaping fire.The Rules of the Game|Stewart Edward White
The next morning Rusty Wren helped his wife so spryly that long before midday the house-cleaning was finished.The Tale of Rusty Wren|Arthur Scott Bailey
She jumped up spryly when the cars stopped at the steps, and smiled invitingly.Girl Scouts in the Adirondacks|Lillian Elizabeth Roy
So Mr. Frog leaped spryly into the brook and struck out downstream.The Tale of Ferdinand Frog|Arthur Scott Bailey
Upon my releasing him from his incubus of gold dust, he stepped rather spryly for a time.The Adventures of Two Alabama Boys|H. J. Crumpton and Washington Bryan Crumpton