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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. spry

    Active refers to both quickness and constancy of action; in the former sense it is allied with agile, alert, brisk, etc.; in the latter, with busy, diligent, industrious. The active love employment, the busy are actually employed, the diligent and the industrious are habitually busy. The restless are active from inability to keep quiet; their activity may be without purpose, or out of all proportion to the purpose contemplated. The officious are undesirably active in the affairs of others. Compare ALERT; ALIVE; MEDDLESOME.

    Synonyms:
    active, agile, alert, brisk, bustling, busy, diligent, energetic, expeditious, industrious, lively, mobile, nimble, officious, prompt, quick, ready, restless, sprightly, supple, vigorous, wide awake

    Antonyms:
    dull, heavy, idle, inactive, indolent, inert, lazy, quiescent, quiet, slow, sluggish, stupid

    Preposition:
    Active in work, in a cause; for an object, as for justice; with persons or instrumentalities; about something, as about other people's business.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. agile, nimble, quick, spryadjective

    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"

    Synonyms:
    immediate, straightaway, warm, fast, speedy, ready, agile, nimble, quick, prompt, flying

    Antonyms:
    inactive

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. spryadjective

    Synonyms:
    [Colloquial.] active, lively, brisk, nimble, supple, agile, sprightly, quick, smart, prompt, alert, stirring, ready, dapper

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. spryadjective

    Synonyms:
    agile, nimble, quick, brisk, sprightly, alert

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How to use spry in a sentence?

  1. Woody Allen:

    I'm 80 and I can't believe it ! i'm so youthful, agile, nimble, spry, mentally alert that it's astonishing.

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