spry

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spry

adjective \ˈsprī\

: full of life and energy

spri·er or spry·er \ˈsprī(-ə)r\ spri·est or spry·est \ˈsprī-əst\

Full Definition of SPRY

:  nimble 1 <a spry 75-year-old>
spry·ly adverb
spry·ness noun

Examples of SPRY

  1. <an older woman who's still surprisingly spry>

Origin of SPRY

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1746

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