Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling or characteristic of a sprite (fairy creature).

Etymologies

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sprite +‎ -like

Examples

  • He was spritelike, quirky, and a bit dreamy, she thought.

    Red Flags or Red Herrings?

  • He was spritelike, quirky, and a bit dreamy, she thought.

    Red Flags or Red Herrings?

  • They become susceptible to infection, and in such dense quarters microbes or parasites or fungi, once established in one pig, will rush spritelike through the whole population.

    Deirdre Imus: Beyond Swine Flu - Could Factory Farms Be the Cause of the Next Man-Made Pandemic?

  • An ogre cook and spritelike maids came scurrying through the doors, followed by ghoulish creatures in business suits clutching papers in their hands.

    The Shadow Thieves

  • An ogre cook and spritelike maids came scurrying through the doors, followed by ghoulish creatures in business suits clutching papers in their hands.

    The Shadow Thieves

  • An ogre cook and spritelike maids came scurrying through the doors, followed by ghoulish creatures in business suits clutching papers in their hands.

    The Shadow Thieves

  • An ogre cook and spritelike maids came scurrying through the doors, followed by ghoulish creatures in business suits clutching papers in their hands.

    The Shadow Thieves

  • An ogre cook and spritelike maids came scurrying through the doors, followed by ghoulish creatures in business suits clutching papers in their hands.

    The Shadow Thieves

  • I pulled on it, and before I knew it, an energetic, spritelike woman was peering up at me.

    Life Shift

  • It took him an instant to recognize the sultry invitation, his own seductive phrase given back to him, its potency multiplied a thousand times by the look in her eyes, by the spritelike way she turned and led him further along the path.

    The Ideal Bride

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