Meaning of frisky in English:


Pronunciation /ˈfrɪski/

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adjectiveadjective friskier, adjective friskiest

  • Playful and full of energy.

    ‘he bounds about like a frisky pup’
    • ‘They were happy and frisky and full of energy and love for one another.’
    • ‘These two were frisky, feisty and full of tricks.’
    • ‘From crabs and snails to frisky sea lions, this is one of the most diverse and active habitats on the planet.’
    • ‘It all started, as legend has it, when an Ethiopian herder noticed that his goats were acting a bit frisky after munching on some strange berries.’
    • ‘This CD manages to be fun, frisky, soulful and evocative, old-world and contemporary, all at the same time.’
    • ‘The film follows the adventures of a young brother and sister when the frisky feline pays them a surprise visit.’
    • ‘These little piggies were so delightful, and they were running around playing like frisky kittens.’
    • ‘Suddenly, all the pools in the zoo are full and overflowing and the animals who were quite sluggish in summer are now frisky.’
    • ‘I yell at the frisky types skipping along the deep gold sand.’
    • ‘The former Partick Thistle co-manager is still as irrepressible as ever, still as frisky and enthusiastic as a puppy.’
    • ‘They know he's had a frisky past and I don't think people are concerned about that.’
    • ‘I later spotted a sign warning that frisky rhinos could damage door mirrors.’
    • ‘All she needs is a frisky white Pomeranian to help her get the man she loves and save her from getting married to his brother.’
    • ‘I sign myself in, I am searched and I then join a line-up in a yard while a frisky dog sniffs me in case I am trying to smuggle in drugs.’
    • ‘Within two minutes he was back as frisky and free-moving as a foal.’
    • ‘Families at the sanctuary revelled in the good weather, but the warmth made Oliver a little frisky.’
    • ‘The animals are being transferred from Longleat Safari Park to a zoo in France to give the frisky creatures more room to roam.’
    • ‘Unfortunately, I am not so frisky now, but still every day a kind woman comes to help me keep clean and comfortable.’
    • ‘Rex Neindorf brought in a few frisky fellows form the Alice Springs Reptile Centre.’
    • ‘Others were frisky, some downright mischievous, but Cisco was solemnly content.’
    lively, bouncy, bubbly, perky, active, energetic, animated, zestful, full of vim and vigour
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