frisky

adjective \ ˈfri-skē \
Updated on: 3 May 2018

Definition of frisky

friskier; friskiest
: inclined to frisk : playful
  • frisky puppies
; also : lively
  • a frisky performance

friskily

play \ˈfri-skə-lē\ adverb

friskiness

play \ˈfri-skē-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

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First Known Use of frisky

circa 1500

in the meaning defined above

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FRISKY Defined for English Language Learners

frisky

Definition of frisky for English Language Learners

  • : very playful or lively

  • : sexually playful or excited


FRISKY Defined for Kids

frisky

adjective \ ˈfris-kē \

Definition of frisky for Students

friskier; friskiest
: playful 1, lively
  • frisky kittens


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