sparky

play
adjective \ˈspär-kē\

Definition of sparky

sparkier

;

sparkiest

  1. :  marked by animation :  lively sparky children

sparkily

play \ˈspär-kə-lē\ adverb

Examples of sparky in a Sentence

  1. that sparky little kid tires me out just looking at him

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First Known Use of sparky

circa 1865


SPARKY Defined for English Language Learners

sparky

play
adjective

Definition of sparky for English Language Learners

  • : lively and energetic



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