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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (2)

1. showing courage;
- Example: "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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Spunky \Spunk"y\ (-[y^]), a. [Compar. Spunkier (-[i^]*[~e]r); superl. Spunkiest.] Full of spunk; quick; spirited. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

spunky 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]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

37 Moby Thesaurus words for "spunky": 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