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Dictionary entry overview: What does plucky mean?
• PLUCKY (adjective)
The adjective PLUCKY has 2 senses:
1. marked by courage and determination in the face of difficulties or danger; robust and uninhibited
2. showing courage
Familiarity information: PLUCKY used as an adjective is rare.
Dictionary entry details
|Sense 1||plucky [BACK TO TOP]|
Marked by courage and determination in the face of difficulties or danger; robust and uninhibited
you have to admire her; it was a gutsy thing to do / the gutsy...intensity of her musical involvement / a gutsy red wine
|Sense 2||plucky [BACK TO TOP]|
the champion is faced with a feisty challenger
spirited (displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness)
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