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Not at all creaky
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Alternative clues for the word spry
Getting around well
Like a little old lady in tennis shoes?
Still getting around
Lively, especially for one's age
Not slowing down a bit
Light on one's feet
Pretty agile for one's age
Not at all lethargic
Full of pep
Not at all stiff
Surprisingly lively for one's age
Not showing one's age, in a way
Agile, for a senior
Energetic for one's age
Nimble for one's age
Surprisingly agile for one's age
Not even close to creaky
Complimentary adjective for a grandpa
Moving well for one's age
Like Santa Claus
Full of life for one's age
Not showing one's age, say
Agile for one's age
Not needing a cane, say
Opposite of doddery
Springy, in a way
Word definitions for spry in dictionaries
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
adjective EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES ▪ a spry silver-haired grandmother EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS ▪ A grey squirrel, spry after its winter sleep, startled Ben by scampering across his path. ▪ Anne Enright is a very original writer-a spry surrealist who challenges...
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Spry \Spry\ (spr[imac]), a. [Compar. Sprier or Spryer (-[~e]r); superl. Spriest or Spryest .] [Cf. dial. Sw. sprygg lively, skittish, and E. sprag.] Having great power of leaping or running; nimble; active. She is as spry as a cricket. --S. Judd (Margaret)....
Word definitions in Wiktionary
a. Having great power of leaping or running; nimble; active.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1746, "active, nimble, vigorous, lively," dialectal, perhaps a shortening and alteration of sprightly [Barnhart], or from a Scandinavian source (compare Old Norse sprækr , dialectal Swedish sprygg "brisk, active"), from Proto-Germanic *sprek- , from PIE...
Word definitions in WordNet
adj. moving quickly and lightly; "sleek and agile as a gymnast"; "as nimble as a deer"; "nimble fingers"; "quick of foot"; "the old dog was so spry it was halfway up the stairs before we could stop it" [syn: agile , nimble , quick ] [also: spriest , sprier...
Word definitions in Gazetteer
Population (2000): 4903 Housing Units (2000): 2204 Land area (2000): 2.576827 sq. miles (6.673952 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.576827 sq. miles (6.673952 sq. km) FIPS code: 73528 Located within: Pennsylvania...
Word definitions in Wikipedia
Spry may refer to: Spry, Pennsylvania Spry (surname) , people with the surname Spry Spry Vegetable Shortening Spry, Inc. , creator of Internet in a Box , one of the first commercial software packages for connecting to the Internet. Spry framework , an open-source...
Usage examples of spry.
This Miss Spry was the chairman of the ration board, and it seems like she and this Miss Pitkin was in the same business.
Mother Madison was still at Montpelier, and she was still spry, erect, mentally keen at nearly ninety.
Marshall was younger and sprier, but the journey had taken its toll on him, too.
He knew he was tougher than he lookedyes, and a lot sprier than he let onbut he was no match for a street-gang.
Moonshine was as old as her litter mate Nutmeg but much sprier in her dotage, despite countless litters.
He had long ago forfeited his mouser duties to the younger and sprier Miss Minx, who, as usual, was nowhere to be seen.
Then he helped his father into the boat, though the older man was probably sprier than he was.
Major Marshall was younger and sprier, but the journey had taken its toll on him, too.
A sulfurous smell burned the nostrils of both men, and then a faint hum sounded as a short, spry, almost elflike wizard appeared in the room, his yellow-gold cape billowing with the last puffs of smoke.
Medusa last time, Athene put her back together again, with a difference: nowadays she turns stone to flesh instead of vice-versa: makes old folks spry again.
He was spry enough, though, and interested in taking on the job of guiding Maidia to Choteau in return for the spare horse.
She was as spry as they came, white-haired, with a hospitable smile, angelic facial features, and twenty pounds on the plump side.
And last, if you should chance to reach equal my years You must find you a new kind of trade For the plea that you're still spry will fall on deaf ears There's no work for old swords, I'm afraid.
All hands apart from the spry and cheerful Jagiello looked somewhat bleary, but none so bleary as a glum middle-aged man in a sheepskin cap with books under his arm, who was pointed out to Stephen as the Minnie's first mate.
Her step was spry as I followed her along a footworn path to the barn, where she disappeared for a moment, then reappeared, herding a large brown-and-white cow into a small pasture, carefully setting in the fence bar to keep the animal out of the corn.