Word of the Day: Sparky

spark-y / spär-kē
lively and energetic; vivacious
What a child wants and deserves is a parent who is SPARKY!
From “Danny the Champion of the World” by Roald Dahl, 1916 – 1990
An adjective formed from the English noun “spark,” which comes from the Anglo-Saxon noun spearca (spark) through its Middle English variants sparke, sperke, spearke.
Special thanks to Allen Ward for providing this etymology.