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English definition of “sprightly”

sprightly

adjective uk   /ˈspraɪt.li/ us  
(especially of old people) energetic and in good health: He's a sprightly old man of 75.Energetic and livelyDescribing people who are oldThe elderly
sprightliness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Describing people who are oldThe elderlyExcitement, interest, energy and enthusiasm
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