Meaning of -SPIRITED in English

-SPIRITED

transcription, транскрипция: [ -spɪrɪtɪd ]

-spirited combines with adjectives to describe a person’s character, attitude, or behaviour. For example, a mean-spirited person behaves in a way that is unkind to other people; a free-spirited person behaves freely and does as they please.

That’s a mean-spirited thing for a mother to say...

Murray was an affable, free-spirited man...

COMB in ADJ

see also high-spirited , public-spirited

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