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live wire

noun

Simple Definition of live wire

  • : a very lively and energetic person

Full Definition of live wire

  1. :  an alert, active, or aggressive person

live–wire adjective

Examples of live wire

  1. She's a real live wire.

  2. <the babysitter will have her hands full with those two little live wires>



1903

First Known Use of live wire

1903



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