Learner's definition of LIVELY
[also more lively; most lively]
1 : very active and energetic 2 : full of energy, excitement, or feeling
a very lively writing style
The book is lively and well written.
They had a lively debate/discussion.
She takes a lively interest in politics. [=she is very interested in politics]
3 : full of movement or activity
step lively(chiefly US)or chiefly Britishlook lively