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springy

adjective \ˈspriŋ-ē\

: returning to an original shape when pressed down, twisted, stretched, etc.

: having or showing lively and energetic movement

spring·i·erspring·i·est

Full Definition of SPRINGY

1
:  having an elastic quality :  resilient <green springy wood>
2
:  having or showing a lively and energetic movement <walks with a springy step>
spring·i·ly \ˈspriŋ-ə-lē\ adverb
spring·i·ness \ˈspriŋ-ē-nəs\ noun

Examples of SPRINGY

  1. He walks with a springy step.
  2. <pillows made with springy foam that bounces right back>

First Known Use of SPRINGY

1660

Rhymes with SPRINGY

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