live wire definition

  • noun:
    • A wire holding household current.
    • casual A vivacious, aware, or lively individual.
    • an electric wire whereby there is certainly a flow of electric current.
    • An especially lively, aware, or vivacious individual.
    • an alert and energetic person
  • adjective:
    • somebody who is abnormally energetic, aware, or hostile.

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