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springy

spring·y

springy

pronunciation:
sprIng i
features:
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: springier, springiest
definition 1: having an elastic or flexible quality; resilient.
antonyms:
rigid
similar words:
elastic, resilient
definition 2: having many freshwater springs.
derivations: springily (adv.), springiness (n.)
Word Parts
The word springy contains the following part:
-y1, -ey Old English adjective-forming suffix that means characterized by; full of; tending to
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The suffix -y1, -ey attaches to nouns and a few verbs to form adjectives.