What does moxie mean?

Definitions for moxieˈmɒk si

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word moxie.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. backbone, grit, guts, moxie, sand, gumption(noun)

    fortitude and determination

    "he didn't have the guts to try it"


  1. moxie(Noun)

    backbone, determination and fortitude

  2. moxie(Noun)

    initiative or skill

Webster Dictionary

  1. Moxie(noun)

    energy; pep

  2. Moxie(noun)

    courage, determination

  3. Moxie(noun)

    know-how, expertise

  4. Origin: [fr. Moxie, a trade name for a beverage.]


  1. Moxie

    Moxie is a carbonated beverage that was an early example of mass-produced soft drinks in the United States. It continues to be regionally popular today. Moxie's flavor is unique, as it is not as sweet as most modern soft drinks and is described by some as "bitter." Moxie is flavored with gentian root extract, an extremely bitter substance which was reputed to possess medicinal properties. Moxie is closely associated with the state of Maine and was designated the official soft drink of Maine on May 10, 2005. Its creator, Dr. Augustin Thompson, was born in Union, Maine, but Moxie was invented and first produced in Lowell, Massachusetts.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of moxie in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of moxie in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Roy Verley:

    It just amazes me that she's got the moxie, having never held office at all, to vie for the presidency on a business record that is dubious at best.

  2. Matt Czuchry:

    I love his moxie. I love his strength. I love that he stands up for the little guy, and also the character felt very different for me than when I played Cary in ‘The Good Wife’ or Logan in ‘Gilmore Girls.’.

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