Definition of Sparkie

1. an electrician [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sparkie

spark off
spark plug
spark plugs
spark spread
spark transmitter
spark up
sparke
sparked
sparker
sparkers
sparkes
sparkful
sparkgap
sparkgaps
sparkie (current term)
sparkier
sparkies
sparkiest
sparkily
sparking
sparking plug
sparkingly
sparkish
sparkle
sparkle metal
sparkleberries
sparkleberry
sparkled
sparkler

Literary usage of Sparkie

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Charles O'Malley: The Irish Dragoon by Charles James Lever (1866)
"By-the-by, sparkie, what a mess you made of that pea-soup to-day! By Jove! I never felt so ill in my life. ... Come, sparkie, bear a hand, the liquor's out. ..."

2. Pierce Egan's Book of Sports and Mirror of Life by Pierce Egan (1832)
"But at length a white shaggy colly, named sparkie, that belonged to the cowherd boy, seem to have comprehended something of our perplexity ; for we observed ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1819)
"We did not however lose above sixty in all, but I am certain sparkie saved us at least two hundred. We were for several days utterly ignorant how affairs ..."

4. Charles O'Malley, the Irish Dragoon by Charles James Lever, Hablot Knight Browne (1892)
"By-the-bye, sparkie, what a mess you made of that pea- soup to-day ! By Jove, I never felt so ill in my life ! " " Na, na; it was na the soup. ..."

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