Definition of spryness in English:

spryness

noun

See spry

  • ‘She had been watching birds, which I found to be appropriate, since she had the expressions of a birdwatcher: bookish glasses, and an eternal look of spryness.’
  • ‘He was small and bent with age yet maintained a spryness that belied his 75 years and the fact that he had been diagnosed with terminal cancer.’
  • ‘Johnson attributes her spryness and stamina to regular exercise: she walks a lot and works out at the New York Sports Club twice a week.’
  • ‘Perhaps what is most remarkable about this gentleman is his spryness and longevity considering that he never had a professional acting job until 1951, at the age of 69.’
  • ‘In the morning Holly had been fine, moving about the property with her usual spryness, but that afternoon Linda found her lying on her side on the lawn, not breathing.’

Pronunciation

spryness

/ˈsprʌɪnəs/