Meaning of “energetic” in the English Dictionary

"energetic" in British English

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energeticadjective

uk /ˌen.əˈdʒet.ɪk/ us /ˌen.ɚˈdʒet̬.ɪk/

B2 having or involving a lot of energy:

an energetic young woman
I tried aerobics but it was too energetic for me.

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  • He's very energetic, isn't he, for a man of his age?
  • See how the artist has applied the paint using big, swirling, energetic brushstrokes.
  • The gorilla swung from one side of the cage to the other in one sudden, energetic movement.
  • The dancers gave an energetic, thrilling and polished performance which delighted everyone in the audience.
  • The outdoor centre organizes lots of energetic activities for the kids, like cycling and canoeing.
energetically
adverb uk /ˌen.əˈdʒet.ɪ.kəl.i/ us /ˌen.ɚˈdʒet̬.ɪ.kəl.i/

(Definition of “energetic” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"energetic" in American English

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energeticadjective

us /ˌen·ərˈdʒet̬·ɪk/

very active physically and mentally:

The president was an energetic campaigner.
energetically
adverb us /ˌen·ərˈdʒet̬·ɪk·li/

She energetically promotes women’s sports.

(Definition of “energetic” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)