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SPRY (sprier, spriest)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does spry mean? 

SPRY (adjective)
  The adjective SPRY has 1 sense:

1. moving quickly and lightly

  Familiarity information: SPRY used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SPRY (adjective)


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Meaning:

Moving quickly and lightly

Synonyms:

agile; nimble; spry; quick

Context examples:

sleek and agile as a gymnast / as nimble as a deer / nimble fingers / quick of foot / the old dog was so spry it was halfway up the stairs before we could stop it

Similar:

active (characterized by energetic activity)


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