sprightful

adjective
spright·​ful | \ ˈsprīt-fəl How to pronounce sprightful (audio) \

Definition of sprightful

archaic

Other Words from sprightful

sprightfully \ ˈsprīt-​fə-​lē How to pronounce sprightful (audio) \ adverb
sprightfulness noun

First Known Use of sprightful

1550, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sprightful

obsolete spright

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“Sprightful.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sprightful. Accessed 13 May. 2021.

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