spunky

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spunk·y

 (spŭng′kē)
adj. spunk·i·er, spunk·i·est Informal
Spirited; plucky.

spunk′i·ly adv.
spunk′i·ness n.

spunk•y

(ˈspʌŋ ki)

adj. spunk•i•er, spunk•i•est.
plucky; spirited.
[1780–90]
spunk′i•ly, adv.
spunk′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.spunky - showing courage; "the champion is faced with a feisty challenger"
spirited - displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness
2.spunky - willing to face dangerspunky - 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"

spunky

adjective
Translations

spunky

[ˈspʌŋkɪ] ADJ (spunkier (compar) (spunkiest (superl)))
1. (= spirited) → valiente, arrojado
2. (esp Australia) (= hunky) → guaperas inv

spunky

[ˈspʌŋki] adj (= gutsy) → qui a du cran

spunky

adj (+er) (inf)couragiert
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