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Lively; energetic.‘a zappy musical tapestry’
cheerful, cheery, happy, merry, jolly, joyful, gleeful, gladView synonyms
- ‘The latest mobile phones promise the world at your fingertips, but Stewart Mitchell finds that zappy new services are proving a damp squib’
- ‘Most of this alarmingly well-produced record is mindless but zappy pop, lacking anything to attract a mature audience.’
- ‘We are trying to reach people through innovative approaches, like the MTV culture, using zappy, cool music.’
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