Definition of sprightly:
springy, restless, fit, jolly, mobile, spanking, dapper, supple, racy, sparky, animate, fine, airy, kinetic, well, robust, playful, coltish, blithe, agile, gay, quick, normal, dynamical, bouncing, light, brisk, bright, forceful, able-bodied, prompt, perky, lighthearted, ready, vital, action, pert, chipper, buoyant, alive, driving, alert, diligent, healthy, wide awake, officious, snappy, cheery, cheerful, nimble, pizzazzy, saucy, jaunty, jazzy, frolicsome, spirited, bouncy, spry, expeditious.
- active (part of speech: adjective)
vigorous (part of speech: adjective)
- "Paul and the Printing Press", Sara Ware Bassett.
- "The Green Carnation", Robert Smythe Hichens.
- "Lily Pearl and The Mistress of Rosedale", Ida Glenwood.