adjective, spry·er, spry·est or spri·er, spri·est.
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Origin of spry
OTHER WORDS FROM spryspry·ly, adverbspry·ness, noun
Words nearby spry
Example sentences from the Web for spryness
Bob Buckham wouldn't never have owned the place and stacked up the few dollars he has in bank, if it hadn't been for her spryness.The Corner House Girls in a Play|Grace Brooks Hill
She flashed just the trace of a smile; gathering her skirt she ran on, undeterred by the teamsters applauding her spryness.Desert Dust|Edwin L. Sabin
Get some spryness into your feet if you want to be like your father, and run, now, to see Moike loight the fire.The Widow O'Callaghan's Boys|Gulielma Zollinger
When there was anything in the line of cooking going on, he could show an astonishing amount of spryness for a fellow so stout.The Broncho Rider Boys Along the Border|Frank Fowler