esprit

noun es·prit \ i-ˈsprē \

Definition of esprit

1 : vivacious cleverness or wit

Examples of esprit in a Sentence

  1. the dance company has an infectious esprit that captivates audiences

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Origin and Etymology of esprit

French, from Old French espirit, Latin spiritus spirit



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