HyperDic: lively

English > 6 senses of the word lively:
ADJECTIVEalllivelyfull of life and energy
alllively, racyfull of zest or vigor
alllively, alert, brisk, merry, rattling, snappy, spanking, zippyquick and energetic
alllively, bouncy, live, resilient, springyelastic
alllivelyfilled with events or activity
alllively, vitalfull of spirit
lively > pronunciation
Soundslay'vliy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > lively: 6 senses > adjective 1
Meaningfull of life and energy.
Examples
  • "a lively discussion"
  • "lively and attractive parents"
  • "a lively party"
Attribute ofliveliness, life, spirit, sprightlinessanimation and energy in action or expression / expression
Narroweralive(often followed by 'with') full of life and spirit
bouncing, bouncy, peppy, spirited, zippymarked by lively action
breezyFresh and animated
bubbling, effervescent, frothy, scintillating, sparklymarked by high spirits or excitement / excitement
bubblyFull of or showing high spirits
burbling, burbly, effusive, gushingUttered with unrestrained / unrestrained enthusiasm
liveabounding with life and energy
warmCharacterized by liveliness or excitement or disagreement
See alsoactiveCharacterized by energetic / energetic activity
alert, watchfulEngaged in or accustomed to close observation
animated, aliveHaving life or vigor or spirit
energeticpossessing or exerting or displaying energy
enlivenedmade sprightly or cheerful
restednot tired
spiritedDisplaying animation, vigor, or liveliness
Oppositedulllacking in liveliness or animation
Spanishanimado, vivo
Nounslivelinessgeneral activity and motion
English > lively: 6 senses > adjective 2
MeaningFull of zest or vigor.
Synonymracy
BroaderspiritedDisplaying animation, vigor, or liveliness
Nounslivelinessanimation and energy in action or expression / expression
English > lively: 6 senses > adjective 3
MeaningQuick and energetic.
Example "a lively gait"
Synonymsalert, brisk, merry, rattling, snappy, spanking, zippy
Broaderenergeticpossessing or exerting or displaying energy
Spanishenérgico, vigoroso, vivaz
Catalanenèrgic, vigorós, vivaç
Nounslivelinessanimation and energy in action or expression / expression
English > lively: 6 senses > adjective 4
Meaningelastic; rebounds readily.
Example "a lively tennis ball"
Synonymsbouncy, live, resilient, springy
Broaderelasticcapable of resuming original shape after stretching or compression
Spanishdúctil, elástico, flexible
Catalandúctil, elàstic, flexible
Nounslivelinessanimation and energy in action or expression / expression
English > lively: 6 senses > adjective 5
MeaningFilled with events or activity.
Example"a lively period in history"
BroadereventfulFull of events or incidents
Spanishajetreado, animado
Nounslivelinessgeneral activity and motion
English > lively: 6 senses > adjective 6
MeaningFull of spirit.
Example "this whole lively world"
Synonymvital
Broaderanimated, aliveHaving life or vigor or spirit
Spanishenérgico, vital
Catalanenèrgic, vital
Nounslivelinessanimation and energy in action or expression / expression

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