Definitions for feistyˈfaɪ sti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

feist•yˈfaɪ sti(adj.)feist•i•er, feist•i•est.

  1. full of animation, energy, or courage; spirited; spunky; plucky.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  2. ill-tempered; pugnacious.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of feisty:

1895–1900, Amer.; feist+-y1


Princeton's WordNet

  1. feisty, plucky, spunky(adj)

    showing courage

    "the champion is faced with a feisty challenger"

  2. huffy, thin-skinned, feisty, touchy(adj)

    quick to take offense

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. feisty(adjective)ˈfaɪ sti

    determined and without fear

    a feisty young girl


  1. feisty(Adjective)

    Tenacious, energetic, spunky.

  2. feisty(Adjective)

    Belligerent; prepared to stand and fight, especially in spite of relatively small stature or some other disadvantage.

  3. feisty(Adjective)

    Easily offended and ready to bicker.


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