Meaning of SPIRITED in English


adj. Function: adjective


Synonyms: LIVELY 1, alert, animate, animated, bright, ||cant, chipper, keen, sprightly, vivacious

Related Words: sharp; fiery, gingery, peppery

Idioms: full of life ( or go)

Antonyms: spiritless

2 having or manifesting a high degree of vitality, spirit, and daring FF1C; the lawyer gave a spirited defense of his client FF1E;

Synonyms: beany, fiery, gingery, high-hearted, high-spirited, mettlesome, peppery, spunky

Related Words: game, gritty, resolute; audacious, bold, brave, courageous, dauntless, fearless, intrepid, nervy, plucky, valiant; avid, eager, hot, keen; ardent, enthusiastic, fervent, hot, passionate, peppy, zealous

Contrasted Words: unenthusiastic; flabby, languid, limp; boneless, spineless

Antonyms: spiritless

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.