Definition of live wire in English:
An energetic and unpredictable person.
- There is some truth to the profile of fighter pilots as, well, live wires and risk-takers.
- Beatrice, our youngest, has been harder than the other three put together - she's such a live wire.
- Thomas was a real live wire, always on the go and cared about everybody, especially his brothers.
informal fireball, human dynamo, powerhouse, life of the party
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