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SPUNKY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does spunky mean? 

SPUNKY (adjective)
  The adjective SPUNKY has 2 senses:

1. showing courage
2. willing to face danger

  Familiarity information: SPUNKY used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SPUNKY (adjective)


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Meaning:

Showing courage

Synonyms:

feisty; spunky; plucky

Context example:

the champion is faced with a feisty challenger

Similar:

spirited (displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness)


Sense 2spunky [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Willing to face danger

Synonyms:

game; spunky; gritty; mettlesome; spirited; gamy; gamey

Similar:

brave; courageous (possessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching)


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