Share this entry

Share this page

spirited

Pronunciation: /ˈspɪrətəd; ˈspɪrɪtɪd/

Translation of spirited in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [horse/child] brioso, lleno de vida; [reply] enérgico; [defense] ardiente, vehemente a spirited rendition of the national anthem el himno nacional interpretado con brío the team gave a spirited performance el equipo jugó con garra or brío the debate was really spirited el debate estuvo de lo más animado
    Example sentences
    • Their spirited determination to proceed as normal was universally applauded.
    • The spirited mother's courage and love for her son lend the narrative warmth and dignity.
    • All three students agreed it was a lively, humorous, spirited debate and a rewarding experience.

Definition of spirited in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day desgravación
f
tax exemption (US), tax relief (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

Bonoloto is a Spanish state lottery established in 1988. The others are the Lotería Nacional and the Lotería Primitiva. As with the Lotería Primitiva six numbers are marked on a ticket showing forty-nine numbers and win the main prize if all the numbers come up in the draw.