Definition of vivacious in English:

vivacious

adjective

  • (especially of a woman) attractively lively and animated.

    ‘her vivacious and elegant mother’
    ‘she was dark-haired and vivacious’
    • ‘He instantly whipped around to stare at the vivacious girl with her hand placed on her hip.’
    • ‘She was such a bright, vivacious person, my angel, my star, my baby.’
    • ‘She was tiny, pretty, and vivacious, her sparkle compensating for a lack of education.’
    • ‘It was so amazing, meeting her in person, and she's really as bubbly and vivacious as she appears in writing.’
    • ‘Anyway, she was a vivacious, ebullient sort of girl, and I took an immediate liking to her.’
    • ‘Meanwhile, Patrick - confident and laid-back - is trying to finish with the vivacious Susan.’
    • ‘She was a very bubbly and vivacious woman who usually had no difficulty meeting people.’
    • ‘When he was beginning to be more worried than angry, he finally asked a crewmember if they had seen his vivacious wife.’
    • ‘She said Johnston will be remembered for her vivacious nature, spirituality and hard work.’
    • ‘A lively and vivacious teenager, Katie was an exemplary student loved by her teachers and fellow pupils alike.’
    • ‘Good for very young readers, this book is about a vivacious mom in a wheelchair.’
    • ‘Fresh, vivacious and lively, this wine has enormous energy and vitality.’
    • ‘Rule-breaking was one of the things I loved most about my silly and vivacious wife.’
    • ‘At the school dance, a teenager kept his eye on a beautiful, vivacious girl, a little older than him and with curves in all the right places.’
    • ‘He had been married only a year, but he could no longer make love to his energetic, vivacious wife.’
    • ‘Within the space of a day, this young, vivacious woman had managed to awaken him as no other had done.’
    • ‘Foreign girls are vivacious, flirtatious, open minded and fun.’
    • ‘Countless women have been simply delighted by this charming and vivacious woman.’
    • ‘He wanted to know how the bubbly and vivacious girl was coping mentally.’
    • ‘I became once again vivacious and cheerful, thanks to the effect of his powerful will.’
    lively, animated, full of life, spirited, high-spirited, effervescent, bubbling, bubbly, ebullient, buoyant, sparkling, scintillating, light-hearted, carefree, happy-go-lucky, jaunty, merry, happy, jolly, joyful, full of fun, full of the joys of spring, cheery, cheerful, perky, sunny, airy, breezy, bright, enthusiastic, irrepressible, vibrant, vivid, vital, zestful, energetic, dynamic, vigorous, full of vim and vigour, lusty
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Origin

Mid 17th century: from Latin vivax, vivac- ‘lively, vigorous’ (from vivere ‘to live’) + -ious.

Pronunciation

vivacious

/vʌɪˈveɪʃəs//vɪˈveɪʃəs/