There was no live-wire fencing in the forest, such as the Germans have erected along the frontier between Holland and Belgium.
The man, in short, is a "hustler," an "advertiser" whose highest aim is to be a "live-wire."
Yes, if we had a live-wire on the paper, I could find ten people who would pledge ten dollars a month.
"We're the live-wire octette, and we are going to let everybody know it," proclaimed Tommy Tucker vociferously.
You will often hear some "live-wire" business man spoken of as a "human dynamo."
An energetic, vibrant person: Jimmy's a live wire, all right (1909+)