spunky(redirected from spunkies)
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adj. spunk·i·er, spunk·i·est Informal
adj. spunk•i•er, spunk•i•est.
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|Adj.||1.||spunky - showing courage; "the champion is faced with a feisty challenger"|
spirited - displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness
|2.||spunky - willing to face danger |
brave, courageous - possessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching; "Familiarity with danger makes a brave man braver but less daring"- Herman Melville; "a frank courageous heart...triumphed over pain"- William Wordsworth; "set a courageous example by leading them safely into and out of enemy-held territory"