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frisky Syllabification: frisk·y
Pronunciation: /ˈfriskē/

Definition of frisky in English:

adjective (friskier, friskiest)

Playful and full of energy: he bounds about like a frisky pup
More example sentences
  • They were happy and frisky and full of energy and love for one another.
  • These two were frisky, feisty and full of tricks.
  • From crabs and snails to frisky sea lions, this is one of the most diverse and active habitats on the planet.
lively, bouncy, bubbly, perky, active, energetic, animated, zestful, full of vim and vigor;
playful, coltish, skittish, spirited, high-spirited, in high spirits, exuberant
literary frolicsome



Pronunciation: /ˈfriskəlē/
Example sentences
  • All around the living room area and adjacent small deck we saw cats playing friskily with each other.
  • One nibbled its way friskily through the fly-mesh on my tent and the plastic foodbag, straight to the muesli.
  • Your horse is likely to friskily carry you through charming back lanes and countryside as you visit an awesome range of archaeological sites.


Pronunciation: /ˈfriskēnəs/
Example sentences
  • Once you've had your fill of boozy friskiness, cool down with a visit to Aros, the city's brand-new museum of modern art.
  • Laughter multiplies and your friskiness does not go unnoticed by the other people in the bar.
  • Branagh's solution is to pump up the energy, joviality, and general friskiness.

Words that rhyme with frisky

risky, whisky

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