live wire


: a very lively and energetic person

Full Definition of LIVE WIRE

:  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>

First Known Use of LIVE WIRE

LIVE-WIRE Defined for Kids

live wire


Definition of LIVE WIRE for Kids

:  an alert active person


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