- The definition of spry is someone (especially an older person) who is lively, nimble and active.
A vibrant and active 70-year-old who is out playing golf and tennis every day is an example of someone who would be described as spry.
spry definition by Webster's New World
spry definition by American Heritage Dictionary
adjective spri·er or spry·er, spri·est or spry·est
Origin: Perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Swedish dialectal sprygg, brisk.
- spryˈly adverb
- spryˈness noun
spry - Computer Definition
An application framework from Adobe for building rich Internet applications using HTML. Spry takes the tedium out of writing AJAX code and also includes routines for creating animation effects and building widgets. For more information, visit http://labs.adobe.com/technologies/spry. See AJAX and RIA.