frisky

[fris-kee]
adjective, friskier, friskiest.
lively; frolicsome; playful.

Origin:
1515–25; frisk + -y1

friskily, adverb
friskiness, noun
unfrisky, adjective
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frisky (ˈfrɪskɪ)
 
adj , friskier, friskiest
lively, high-spirited, or playful
 
'friskily
 
adv
 
'friskiness
 
n

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frisky
c.1500, from frisk + -y (2). Related: Friskiness.
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Example sentences
Wale's verses spoke to a frisky formalism, studded with internal rhymes and
  winking pop-culture references.
He finds somewhere else to be, or he stays inside his house, with its many
  framed prints of trim little ships atop frisky seas.
Even the frisky anemones seemed to jump out in the screen.
He is a fierce dramatic firebrand trying to be a frisky scamp.
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