Definition of live wire
: an alert, active, or aggressive person
Examples of live wire in a sentence
She's a real live wire.
<the babysitter will have her hands full with those two little live wires>
First Known Use of live wire
LIVE WIRE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of live wire for English Language Learners
: a very lively and energetic person
LIVE WIRE Defined for Kids
Definition of live wire for Students
: an alert active person
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