Endowed with or manifesting life; living.
- Full of life and energy; vigorous: a lively baby.
- Full of spirit; gay and animated: a lively tune.
- Marked by animated intelligence: a lively discussion.
- Invigorating; refreshing.
- Effervescent; sparkling.
- Keen; brisk: gave the kitchen floor a lively sweeping.
- Rebounding readily upon impact; resilient: a lively tennis ball. See Synonyms at active.
- With energy or vigor; briskly: Step lively!