Definition of sparky in English:

sparky

Line breaks: sparky
Pronunciation: /ˈspɑːki
 
/

adjective (sparkier, sparkiest)

Lively and high-spirited: her sparky personality
More example sentences
  • Philip Osment's sparky translation briefly announces the content of each of the play's 13 episodes.
  • Streep has moved way beyond her reputation for mastery of wildly different accents, and is now enjoying a burst of sparky creativity in her fifties, typified by her energetic, mesmerising portrayal of these multiple personalities.
  • Mawdsley's production is flabby, and only highlights the play's creaky construction, but the cast are good value and make the most of the often sparky dialogue.

noun

British informal Back to top  
An electrician.
More example sentences
  • Brickies, chipies, sparkies etc have a natural appeal that I realise I am not unique in finding attractive.
  • Young people are now coming out of their time and going into jobs as plumbers, sparkies, or carpenters.
  • The sparkies are going to be working overtime to replace fried electrical components.

Definition of sparky in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day fioritura
Pronunciation: fɪˌɔːrɪˈt(j)ʊərə
noun
an embellishment of a melody...