What is another word for friskily?

Pronunciation: [fɹˈɪskilɪ] (IPA)

Friskily is an adverb that describes a person or an animal's lively and energetic behavior. There are numerous words that can be used as synonyms for friskily. Such words include: sprightly, vivaciously, energetically, jauntily, briskly, bouncily, lightheartedly, playfully, excitedly, and perkily. These synonyms describe the joy and enthusiasm with which someone or an animal moves, frolics, or plays. Each synonym conveys slightly different connotations of friskiness, from a mischievous play to a simple playful nature. All of these words can be used as replacements for friskily, depending on the context in which they are used.

Usage examples for Friskily

Deboon only brushed and brushed, with both hands, a pet fox which perched friskily on his shoulder, but said nothing.
"First Fam'lies of the Sierras"
Joaquin Miller
I noticed, however, a few extra unladen camels, which take turn with others for carrying, as also several foals following lightly and friskily their dams.
"Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846"
James Richardson
"Fancy you and Algy bidding against each other like that," said Ada Pratt, archly, to Lord Newhaven, for though Ada was haughty in general society she could be sportive, and even friskily ingratiating, towards those of her fellow-creatures whom she termed "swells."
"Red Pottage"
Mary Cholmondeley

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