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high–spirited

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adjective high–spir·it·ed \-ˈspir-ə-təd\

Simple Definition of high–spirited

  • : full of energy or enthusiasm

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of high–spirited

  1. :  characterized by a bold or energetic spirit

high–spiritedly adverb
high–spiritedness noun

1603

First Known Use of high–spirited

1603


HIGH–SPIRITED Defined for Kids

high–spirited

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adjective high–spir·it·ed \ˈhī-ˈspir-ə-təd\

Definition of high–spirited for Students

  1. :  lively 1 <high-spirited children>




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