high-spirited

adjective

high-spir·​it·​ed ˈhī-ˈspir-ə-təd How to pronounce high-spirited (audio)
: characterized by a bold or energetic spirit
high-spiritedly adverb
high-spiritedness noun

Word History

First Known Use

1588, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of high-spirited was in 1588

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“High-spirited.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high-spirited. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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high-spirited

adjective
high-spir·​it·​ed
-ˈspir-ət-əd
: characterized by a bold or lively spirit : exuberant
high-spiritedly adverb
high-spiritedness noun

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