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 Dictionary entry overview: What does live wire mean? 

LIVE WIRE (noun)
  The noun LIVE WIRE has 1 sense:

1. an alert and energetic person

  Familiarity information: LIVE WIRE used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

LIVE WIRE (noun)

Sense 1live wire [BACK TO TOP]


An alert and energetic person

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Nouns denoting people


busy bee; eager beaver; live wire; sharpie; sharpy

Hypernyms ("live wire" is a kind of...):

actor; doer; worker (a person who acts and gets things done)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "live wire"):

goffer; gopher (a zealously energetic person (especially a salesman))

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