adjective (sparkier, sparkiest)
- Lively and high-spirited: her sparky personalityMore 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.
nounBritish • 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.
More definitions of sparkyDefinition of sparky in:
- The US English dictionary