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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: showing courage; "the champion is faced with a feisty challenger" [syn: feisty, plucky, spunky]
2: willing to face danger [syn: game, gamy, gamey, gritty, mettlesome, spirited, spunky]

Merriam Webster's

adjective (spunkier; -est) Date: 1786 full of spunk ; spirited spunkily adverb spunkiness noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. (spunkier, spunkiest) colloq. brave, spirited. Derivatives: spunkily adv.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Spunky Spunk"y, a. [Compar. Spunkier; superl. Spunkiest.] Full of spunk; quick; spirited. [Colloq.]

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(spunkier, spunkiest) A spunky person shows courage. (INFORMAL) She's so spunky and spirited. = gutsy ADJ [approval]

Moby Thesaurus

beany, bold, bulldoggish, combustible, courageous, dauntless, doughty, explosive, fearless, fiery, game, gamy, gritty, gutsy, gutty, hasty, high-spirited, hot, hot-tempered, hotheaded, mettlesome, nervy, passionate, peppery, pertinacious, plucky, quick, quick-tempered, red-blooded, resolute, short-tempered, spirited, spiritful, tenacious, tough, unfearing, volcanic



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