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Meaning of PLUCKY

Pronunciation:  'plukee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  showing courage in the face of danger; "a plucky lampooner of the administration"
  2. [adj]  showing courage; "the champion is faced with a feisty challenger"
 

PLUCKY is a 6 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: feisty, gutsy, spirited, spunky
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pluck"y\, a. [Compar. {Pluckier}; superl. {Pluckiest}.]
Having pluck or courage; characterized by pluck; displaying
pluck; courageous; spirited; as, a plucky race.

      If you're plucky, and not over subject to fright.
                                               --Barham.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bold, bulldoggish, courageous, dauntless, doughty, fearless, game, gamy, gritty, gutsy, gutty, mettlesome, nervy, pertinacious, red-blooded, resolute, spirited, spiritful, spunky, tenacious, tough, unfearing
 

 

 

 

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