Sentence Examples


  • He chose a sprightly sonata in b-flat major.
  • He was "gay and sprightly, with a turn for wit and humour."
  • Moreover, his younger brother, Charles of Orleans, who was of a more sprightly temperament, was his father's favourite; and the rivalry of Diane and the duchesse d'Etampes helped to make still wider the breach between the king and the dauphin.
  • He had a sprightly wit, some delicacy of feeling, and some generous impulses which made him amiable.
  • Its gay plumage is matched by its sprightly nature; and together they make it one of the most favourite cage-birds among all classes.

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