Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Full of spirit; lively.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective rare Full of spirit; spirited.

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  • adjective Full of spirit; spirited.

Etymologies

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spirit +‎ -ful

Examples

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  • Miss Howe is a charming creature too; but confoundedly smart, and spiritful. I am a good deal afraid of her.

    Lovelace to Belford, Clarissa by Samuel Richardson

    December 11, 2007