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Meaning of METTLESOME

Pronunciation:  'metlsum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  willing to face danger
  2. [adj]  having a proud and unbroken spirit
 

METTLESOME is a 10 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: brave, courageous, fearless, game, gamey, gamy, gritty, spirited, spunky
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Met"tle*some\, a.
Full of spirit; possessing constitutional ardor; fiery; as, a
mettlesome horse. -- {Met"tle*some*ly}, adv. --
{Met"tle*some*ness}, n.

 
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 Related Terms: active, acute, aggressive, agitable, animated, beany, brisk, bulldoggish, courageous, dauntless, dynamic, edgy, emotional, emotionally unstable, energetic, enterprising, enthusiastic, eruptive, excitable, explosive, fiery, forceful, forcible, full of pep, game, gamy, go-go, gritty, gutsy, gutty, hearty, highly emotional, high-mettled, high-spirited, high-strung, impetuous, incisive, inflammable, intense, irascible, irritable, keen, kinetic, lively, living, lusty, nervous, nervy, peppery, peppy, pertinacious, perturbable, plucky, prickly, red-blooded, resolute, robust, sensitive, skittish, smacking, snappy, spanking, spirited, spiritful, spunky, startlish, strenuous, strong, take-charge, take-over, tenacious, touchy, tough, trenchant, vibrant, vigorous, vivacious, vivid, volcanic, zestful, zesty, zippy
 

 

 

 

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