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frisky

adjective uk   /ˈfrɪs.ki/ informal us  
(of a person or an animal) liking to play or full of activity: It's a beautiful horse but a bit too frisky for an inexperienced rider.
friskily
adverb uk   /-kɪ.li/ us  
friskiness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Translations of “frisky”
in Chinese (Traditional) (人或動物)愛玩的,活潑好動的…
in Russian игривый, резвый…
in Turkish oynak, canlı, enerji dolu…
in Chinese (Simplified) (人或动物)爱玩的,活泼好动的…
in Polish rozbrykany…
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