A spring in one’s step

Idiom

A spring in one’s step

Definition

The phrase ‘a spring in one’s step’ is an idiom used to describe a person’s enthusiasm, energy, and zest for life.

Examples

He had a spring in his step as he walked through the park.

She had a spring in her step as she danced around the room.

Origin

The phrase ‘a spring in one’s step’ is believed to have originated in the mid-1700s and is said to be related to the use of a spring in a clock or watch.

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