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springy

Pronunciation: /ˈsprɪŋi/

Translation of springy in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo (-gier, -giest)

  • [mattress/grass] mullido; [floor] elástico; [step] ágil, ligero
    Example sentences
    • The grounds in Australia are far bigger than here and the short springy turf makes for a very different, faster game.
    • It was a dry day and the turf was springy and good to ride on.
    • Deer cropped the springy turf beside us, so close we could hear every snuffle and chomp.
    Example sentences
    • He appeared to weigh somewhere between one-ten and one-thirty, with muscular limbs and a light, springy step.
    • A virtuoso soubrette dancer noted for her light, springy jumps, strong feet, and sunny disposition, she was a favourite of Ashton's.
    • I saw a company marching along the street, and noticed that they move with a quick, springy step, that enables them to cover ground quickly.

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