Definitions for feistyˈfaɪ sti

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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

Wiktionary

  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.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Juhana Aunesluoma:

    There is a certain, feisty section inside the party, and the leadership has a challenge in its balancing act.

  2. Barack Obama:

    I come off a couple weeks of family time. I feel refreshed, renewed, recharged, a little feisty, i'm ready to roll up my sleeves and get to work.

  3. Jerry Stahl:

    SOAPY You know, feisty women never get boring. JOEL Let me tell you something. Boring women get a bad rap. There's a lot to be said for boring women.

  4. Sally Cohen:

    When Liz was first diagnosed, I remember she said to [her childhood friends]— she has such a feisty personality— ‘I want to know when you’re mad at your husbands, what your kids did right, wrong, what color you’re painting your house,’ [She] wanted our conversations to be normal … she didn’t want people to shy away.


Translations for feisty

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • kampflustig, zäh, streitsüchtig, hartnäckigGerman
  • agresivo, tenazSpanish
  • ärhäkkä, kipakka, herkkänahkainenFinnish
  • qui a du tempérament, tenace, agressifFrench
  • tenace, combattivo, tostoItalian
  • strijdlustig, strijdbaar, lichtgeraakt, vechtlustig, hardnekkigDutch
  • zadziornyPolish
  • tenaceRomanian
  • напористый, вздорныйRussian
  • stridbar, stridslysten, ettrigSwedish

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