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Staying spry and fit can help people stay sharp in their golden years.

Sometimes they’d bring in young, spry assistant coaches to play Embiid full-court, one-on-one.

Yeager, a spry 74 years old, is flying an F-15 Eagle over Edwards Air Force Base, just outside Lancaster, California.

Not because he’s too old—the film seizes every opportunity to show Wayan diving into the ocean, paddling his boat, and otherwise being extremely spry.

On the other, Martinez felt that Robles, though young and spry, may benefit from another break.

For someone doing, as he puts it, “double duty,” the 59-year-old Condon looks remarkably spry.

Last year, at the less than spry age of 34, he broke two bones in his back while leading his Everton team to an FA Cup win.

On YouTube, Letterman was no match for his spry, versatile competition.

Listening on the other side of the court was Edith Windsor herself, a spry 83-year-old with bright eyes and a pixie-like smile.

Once more, Zoppé: An Italian Family Circus—170 years old and spry as ever—is off and running.

These yer orphans 'll git their house back agin, and that's enough for them; they're young and spry, and k'n easy earn a livin'.

He is pretty spry when he gets started, but the thing is to start him.

This is the dullest of dull holes, still we manage to get a bit spry not and then.

My grandfather, though so small as to be almost diminutive, was spry and brave as an aroused wasp when anyone insulted him.

The words came from one of the boomers, a fat but spry old chap named Dunbar.


On this page you'll find 58 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to spry, such as: agile, brisk, energetic, lithe, robust, and sprightly.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.