frisky

play
adjective \ˈfris-kē\

Definition of frisky

friskier

friskiest

  1. :  inclined to frisk :  playful <frisky puppies>; also :  lively <a frisky performance>

friskily

play \ˈfris-kə-lē\ adverb

friskiness

play \-kē-nəs\ noun

Examples of frisky in a sentence

  1. The kids were frisky after all that candy.

  2. <a frisky kid who keeps the class in stitches with his jokes>

Circa 1500

First Known Use of frisky

circa 1500


FRISKY Defined for English Language Learners

frisky

play
adjective \ˈfris-kē\

Definition of frisky for English Language Learners

  • : very playful or lively

  • : sexually playful or excited


FRISKY Defined for Kids

frisky

play
adjective \ˈfris-kē\

Definition of frisky for Students

friskier

friskiest

  1. :  playful 1, lively <frisky kittens>



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