An item or person that is generally agreed to be good, but for no particularly specifiable reason, thereby giving off a general aura of genuine 'goodness'.
Having genuine worth (unlike shifty
) but achieving it effortlessly (unlike stripper
Being spongey is an extremely desirable state of existence
Forget about that tart Katrina, she's stripper
. Not like Kristine; now there's a spongey chick.
Spent last night round at Jamie's place, had a few beers, watched the footy - it was spongey.
Gees when I first met Kirby I thought she was shifty
...but once you get to know her she's actually pretty spongey