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Definitions for mettlesome
ˈmɛt l səmmet·tle·some

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mettlesomeadjective

    having a proud and unbroken spirit

  2. game, gamy, gamey, gritty, mettlesome, spirited, spunkyadjective

    willing to face danger


  1. mettlesomeadjective

    Of great mettle; courageous.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Mettlesomeadjective

    Spritely; lively; gay; brisk; airy; fiery; courageous.

    Etymology: from mettle.

    Their force differs from true spirit, as much as a vicious from a mettlesome horse. Tatler, №. 61.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mettlesomeadjective

    full of spirit; possessing constitutional ardor; fiery; as, a mettlesome horse

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mettlesome in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mettlesome in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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  • AOmowale Muhammad
    AOmowale Muhammad
    It could mention not to be confused with meddlesome.
    LikeReply6 years ago

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