spring·y / ˈspringē/ •
adj. (spring·i·er, spring·i·est) springing back quickly when squeezed or stretched; elastic: the springy turf. ∎ (of movements) light and confident: he left the room with a springy step.DERIVATIVES: spring·i·ly / ˈspringəlē/ adv.spring·i·ness n.
The Oxford Pocket Dictionary of Current English
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