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Meaning of “frisky” in the English Dictionary

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

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 us   /ˈfrɪs·ki/
(of a ​person or an ​animal) ​playful or very ​active: a frisky ​puppy
(Definition of frisky from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “frisky”
in Chinese (Simplified) (人或动物)爱玩的,活泼好动的…
in Turkish oynak, canlı, enerji dolu…
in Russian игривый, резвый…
in Chinese (Traditional) (人或動物)愛玩的,活潑好動的…
in Polish rozbrykany…
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