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.
Origin of spry; from British dialect, dialectal sprey ; from Scand, as in Swedish sprygg, lively
adjectivespri·er , spri·est or spry·er or spry·est
Origin of spryPerhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Swedish dialectal sprygg, brisk.
(comparative sprier, superlative spriest)
From British dialectal sprey, from Old Norse sprÃ¦kr (“nimble, lively") from Proto-Germanic *sprÄ“kiz (“lively"), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)pereg- (“to strew, jerk, sprinkle, scatter"). Cognate with Icelandic sprÃ¦kur (“lively, spry"), Swedish dialectal sprygg (“brisk, very active, skittish"). More at spark. Related to sprack, sprig, sprug, freckle.
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.