lively lively  /ˈlaɪv li/


  1. (adj) full of life and energy
  2. (adj) full of zest or vigor
  3. (adj) quick and energetic
  4. (adj) elastic; rebounds readily
  5. (adj) filled with events or activity
  6. (adj) full of spirit


  1. The informed roundtable keeps things lively.
  2. The Stag was lively and fun to drive, as long as it ran.
  3. A quarter-century later, the lively ball argument is as lively as ever, and its proponents are multiplying.


  1. VIRGINIA THIS MORNING: Artist Matt Lively

    Artist Matt Lively was the recipient of the 2012 Theresa Pollak Prize for excellence in the arts for visual art.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: CBS 6 Richmond

  2. DeVante Lively Sentenced for Murdering East High School Student

    Devante Lively received the maximum prison sentence, 25 years to life in prison.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WROC Rochester

  3. Devonte Lively Sentenced

    Rochester, N.Y. - Devonte Lively, the man convicted of killing 17-year-old Larie Butler was sentenced to 25 years to life on Thursday.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: 13WHAM Rochester


  1. "My girlfriend Camila and I made a baby together," McConaughey writes. "It's three months growing in her womb and all looks healthy and lively so far. We are stoked and wowed by this miracle of creation and this gift from God, and so excited...
    on Jan 16, 2008 By: Matthew McConaughey Source:

  2. After Danny Murphy (penalty) and Zoltan Gera had scored in each half to condemn his team to a 2-0 defeat, Ferguson said: "In the first half we never got started. They were lively and got stuck in and we respect that - they lost 4-0 to us a couple of...
    on Mar 21, 2009 By: Sir Alex Ferguson Source: ESPN

  3. "I'm very excited about the strength of the Democratic field for the 2008 presidential election, and I'm looking forward to a lively and healthy primary debate that discusses the key issues facing this country," Streisand wrote.
    on Feb 5, 2007 By: Barbra Streisand Source: International Herald Tribune

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