Definition of Sparkish

1. a. Like a spark; airy; gay.



Definition of Sparkish

1. Adjective. Like a spark; airy; gay. ¹

2. Adjective. showy; well-dressed ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sparkish

1. jaunty [adj] - See also: jaunty

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sparkish

sparked
sparker
sparkers
sparkes
sparkful
sparkgap
sparkgaps
sparkie
sparkier
sparkies
sparkiest
sparkily
sparking
sparking plug
sparkingly
sparkish (current term)
sparkle
sparkle metal
sparkleberries
sparkleberry
sparkled
sparkler
sparklers
sparkles
sparkless
sparklet
sparklets
sparklier
sparklies
sparkliest

Literary usage of Sparkish

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1. The Miscellaneous and Posthumous Works of Henry Thomas Buckle by Henry Thomas Buckle (1872)
"72 B), sparkish says, " I would no more miss seeing a new play the first day than I would miss sitting in the wit's row. ..."

2. Miscellaneous and Posthumous Works by Henry Thomas Buckle (1872)
"72 B), sparkish says, " I would no more miss seeing a new play the first day than I would miss sitting in the wit's row. ..."

3. The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient by Richard Garnett, Leon Vallée, Alois Brandl (1899)
"sparkish — How ! say I am a fool, that is, no wit, out of friendship to me? ... sparkish — Come, Horner does not come; Harcourt, let's be gone to the new ..."

4. The British Drama: A Collection of the Most Esteemed Tragedies, Comedies (1859)
"You don't mean Alithea, who is to be married to Mr. sparkish 1 Har. ... But sparkish is your friend 1 lid. 'Tis a conceited puppy ! ..."

5. A Dictionary of the Drama: A Guide to the Plays, Play-wrights, Players, and by William Davenport Adams (1904)
"... aud S. Penley as sparkish ; at Covent Garden in December, 1828, with Miss Nelson as Peggy, ... G. Parkes as sparkish, Miss Virginia Dreher as Alithea, ..."

6. The British Drama: A Collection of the Most Esteemed Tragedies, Comedies (1854)
"Yon don't mean Alithea, who is to be married to Mr. sparkish 1 Bar. ... But sparkish is your friend '. Har. No great hopes; and vet if I could defer the ..."

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