Definition of spiritedly in US English:



  • See spirited

    • ‘Four points down in minutes, Mayo fought back spiritedly to go ahead, but by half-time the power and guile of the Leinster men had put them ahead again.’
    • ‘The striker's selective use of statistics ignores three comprehensive defeats, and a difference in points the width of the North Sea, but he adds spiritedly: ‘Of course we can lie down and die.’’
    • ‘‘Well, I have six years in which to learn,’ she said spiritedly.’
    • ‘Although the game had to be stopped due to a player suffering injury, Glaxo spiritedly opted to carry on.’
    • ‘Also, even though we cover everything, and have been quite spiritedly political of late, we are perceived as a pop culture site, and a lot of bloggers don't see this as ‘serious.’’