French translation of 'lively'
1. [person] vif (vive)
She’s got a lively personality. Elle est pleine de vitalité.
2. [event, discussion] animé(e)
It was a lively party. C’était une soirée animée.
to take a lively interest in sth s’intéresser vivement à qch
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Example Sentences Including 'lively'
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Your lively imagination will suggest other ridiculous scenarios that may work better for you.The Guide to Greatness in Sales (1994)
Everything in Nature seemed lively and full of risen sap and reproductive purpose.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
I'd like a few things to look lively.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Krakow also has a lively nightlife centred on its array of gothic cellar bars.The Sun (2015)
Live radio demands a lively mind and an organised approach.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Maintaining such a narrow focus did not make for the liveliest of concert experiences.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
That should make for lively chat with air traffic control, innit.The Sun (2010)
The lively forums also mean you can talk directly to other runners and specialists in the field.The Sun (2011)
The shops are often funky and modern and there are lively bars and restaurants.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The town has a lively bar and restaurant scene.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Their great height and liking for beer and lively conversation also seem to have helped.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
There are a couple of boyfriends in tow too, so my small flat is suddenly full of lively chatter.The Sun (2014)
There is always a lively bar crowd in Bermuda.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Brisbane is a bubbly town with a lot of lively little bars and restaurants down by the river.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
He needed a goal but he was bright and lively throughout.The Sun (2012)
Must step lively in the run to the opening bend.The Sun (2011)
My right hand gets a little lively.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Now he's back and looking very lively.The Sun (2016)
Once synonymous with the evils of apartheid, the sprawling suburb has flourished in recent years, with a lively restaurant and bar scene.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
His hair is somewhat more grey, but his step is as lively and his manner as vivacious as before.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
I have grandsons aged six and four who are bright and lively but as yet have had little contact with modern technology.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
She was very lively and full of joy and life.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The eclectic feel suggests a lively mind whose music rarely stands still.The Sun (2007)
ITV have looked lively behind the scenes.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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'lively' in Other Languages
British English: lively /ˈlaɪvlɪ/ ADJECTIVE
You can describe someone as lively when they behave in an enthusiastic and cheerful way.
She has a lively personality.
- American English: lively
- Arabic: نَشيِطٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: animado
- Chinese: 活泼的
- Croatian: živahan
- Czech: energický
- Danish: livlig
- Dutch: levendig
- European Spanish: animado
- Finnish: eloisa
- French: animé
- German: lebhaft
- Greek: ζωηρός
- Italian: animato
- Japanese: 元気のよい
- Korean: 활기찬
- Norwegian: livlig
- Polish: pełen życia
- European Portuguese: animado
- Romanian: vesel
- Russian: деятельный
- Spanish: animado
- Swedish: livlig
- Thai: มีชีวิตชีวา
- Turkish: canlı hareketli
- Ukrainian: жвавий
- Vietnamese: sống động
Translation of lively from the Collins English to French Dictionary