Definition of Springy

1. Adjective. Elastic; rebounds readily. "Springy turf"




2. Adjective. (of movements) light and confidently active. "He walked away with a springy step"
Similar to: Active

Definition of Springy

1. a. Resembling, having the qualities of, or pertaining to, a spring; elastic; as, springy steel; a springy step.

Definition of Springy

1. Adjective. That returns rapidly to its original form (as a spring does) after being bent, compressed, stretched, etc. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Springy

1. resilient [adj SPRINGIER, SPRINGIEST] - See also: resilient

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Springy

springlet
springlets
springlike
springloaded
springs
springtail
springtails
springtide
springtides
springtime
springtimes
springwater
springwaters
springwood
springwoods
springy (current term)
sprinkle
sprinkled
sprinkler
sprinkler system
sprinklered
sprinklering
sprinklers
sprinkles
sprinkling
sprinklings
sprinkly
sprint
sprinted
sprinter

Literary usage of Springy

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1. Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain (2000)
"The same slender figure, the same tight curls, the same springy step, the same alertness, the same decision of eye and answering decision of hand, ..."

2. Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain (2000)
"... the same springy step, the same alertness, the same decision of eye and answering decision of hand, the same erect military bearing; not an inch gained ..."

3. Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain (1899)
"The same slender figure, the same tight curls, the same springy step, the same alertness, the same decision of eye and answering decision of hand, ..."

4. The Writings of Mark Twain [pseud.] by Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner (1903)
"The same slender figure, the same tight curls, the same springy step, the same alertness, the same decision of eye and answering decision of hand, ..."

5. Elizabeth and Her German Garden by Elizabeth (1900)
"I started off at a canter across the short, springy turf. The Hirschwald is an enchanted place on such an evening, when the mists lie low on the turf, ..."

6. Elizabeth and Her German Garden by Elizabeth (1900)
"I started off at a canter across the short, springy turf. The Hirschwald is an enchanted place on such an evening, when the mists lie low on the turf, ..."

7. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1885)
"The two concerns use gang mid circular eaws, both of which work slowly and indifferently, because of the remarkably springy nature of the wood, ..."

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