Synonyms for spirited

Synonyms for (adjective) spirited

Synonyms: enlivened, spirited

Definition: made lively or spirited

Usage: a meal enlivened by the music; a spirited debate

Similar words: animated, alive

Definition: having life or vigor or spirit

Usage: an animated and expressive face; animated conversation; became very animated when he heard the good news


Synonyms: game, gamey, gamy, mettlesome, gritty, spirited, spunky

Definition: willing to face danger

Similar words: courageous, brave

Definition: possessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching

Usage: Familiarity with danger makes a brave man braver but less daring- Herman Melville; a frank courageous heart...triumphed over pain- William Wordsworth; set a courageous example by leading them safely into and out of enemy-held territory


Synonyms: peppy, zippy, spirited, bouncing, bouncy

Definition: marked by lively action

Usage: a bouncing gait; bouncy tunes; the peppy and interesting talk; a spirited dance

Similar words: lively

Definition: full of life and energy

Usage: a lively discussion; lively and attractive parents; a lively party


Synonyms: spirited

Definition: displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness

Similar words: knockabout, boisterous

Definition: full of rough and exuberant animal spirits

Usage: boisterous practical jokes; knockabout comedy


Similar words: con brio

Definition: with liveliness or spirit


Similar words: dashing, gallant

Definition: lively and spirited

Usage: a dashing hero


Similar words: exuberant, high-spirited, ebullient

Definition: joyously unrestrained


Similar words: feisty, spunky, plucky

Definition: showing courage

Usage: the champion is faced with a feisty challenger


Similar words: irreverent, pert, saucy, impertinent

Definition: characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality

Usage: a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner


Similar words: lively, racy

Definition: full of zest or vigor

Usage: a racy literary style


Similar words: mettlesome

Definition: having a proud and unbroken spirit


Similar words: resilient

Definition: recovering readily from adversity, depression, or the like


Similar words: whipping, snappy

Definition: smart and fashionable

Usage: snappy conversation; some sharp and whipping lines


Similar words: sprightly

Definition: full of spirit and vitality

Usage: a sprightly young girl; a sprightly dance


Similar words: vibrant, vivacious

Definition: vigorous and animated

Usage: a vibrant group that challenged the system; a charming and vivacious hostess; a vivacious folk dance


Similar words: yeasty, zesty, zestful, barmy

Definition: marked by spirited enjoyment