a spring in (one’s) step

a spring in (one's) step


A happy, confident, and enthusiastic mood or manner, as indicated by the carefree way one walks.


Joe’s been walking with a spring in his step ever since he found out he was getting a promotion.

I bet you’ll have a spring in your step after I tell you this bit of good news!

You two got engaged? Well, no wonder you have a spring in your step—congratulations!



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What does the idiom ‘a spring in (one’s) step’ mean?

The idiom a spring in (one’s) step means “to deal with a difficult situation without being harmed or damaged”

How do you use ‘a spring in (one’s) step’ in a sentence?

Example usage of idiom ‘a spring in (one’s) step’: Newspapers have weathered the storm of online information by providing news online themselves.

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