Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Playful and full of energy.‘he bounds about like a frisky pup’
lively, bouncy, bubbly, perky, active, energetic, animated, zestful, full of vim and vigourplayful, full of fun, coltish, skittish, spirited, high-spirited, in high spirits, exuberanthigh, frolicky, full of beans, full of get-up-and-go, sparky, zippy, peppy, bright-eyed and bushy-tailedfrolicsome, gamesome, sportive, frolic, wantonludicView synonyms
- ‘The former Partick Thistle co-manager is still as irrepressible as ever, still as frisky and enthusiastic as a puppy.’
- ‘Unfortunately, I am not so frisky now, but still every day a kind woman comes to help me keep clean and comfortable.’
- ‘I later spotted a sign warning that frisky rhinos could damage door mirrors.’
- ‘These little piggies were so delightful, and they were running around playing like frisky kittens.’
- ‘Suddenly, all the pools in the zoo are full and overflowing and the animals who were quite sluggish in summer are now frisky.’
- ‘I yell at the frisky types skipping along the deep gold sand.’
- ‘I sign myself in, I am searched and I then join a line-up in a yard while a frisky dog sniffs me in case I am trying to smuggle in drugs.’
- ‘Families at the sanctuary revelled in the good weather, but the warmth made Oliver a little frisky.’
- ‘The animals are being transferred from Longleat Safari Park to a zoo in France to give the frisky creatures more room to roam.’
- ‘These two were frisky, feisty and full of tricks.’
- ‘Rex Neindorf brought in a few frisky fellows form the Alice Springs Reptile Centre.’
- ‘This CD manages to be fun, frisky, soulful and evocative, old-world and contemporary, all at the same time.’
- ‘It all started, as legend has it, when an Ethiopian herder noticed that his goats were acting a bit frisky after munching on some strange berries.’
- ‘All she needs is a frisky white Pomeranian to help her get the man she loves and save her from getting married to his brother.’
- ‘They know he's had a frisky past and I don't think people are concerned about that.’
- ‘Others were frisky, some downright mischievous, but Cisco was solemnly content.’
- ‘The film follows the adventures of a young brother and sister when the frisky feline pays them a surprise visit.’
- ‘From crabs and snails to frisky sea lions, this is one of the most diverse and active habitats on the planet.’
- ‘Within two minutes he was back as frisky and free-moving as a foal.’
- ‘They were happy and frisky and full of energy and love for one another.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.