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live wire

Pronunciation: /ˈlaɪv ˌwaɪ(ə)r/


  • [colloquial]he's a real live wire
    es una persona llena de vida
    Example sentences
    • 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.
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