plucky adj

plucky adj
['plʌkɪ]
-ier comp -iest superl coraggioso (-a)

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  • plucky adj — I ve removed all the feathers from this chicken, said Tom pluckily …   English expressions

  • plucky — [adj] brave adventurous, bold, confident, courageous, daring, determined, fearless, game, gritty, gutsy, heroic, lionhearted, nervy, persevering, spirited, sporting, spunky, stalwart, tenacious, unafraid, undaunted, unfearful, valiant; concept… …   New thesaurus

  • plucky — adj. Plucky is used with these nouns: ↑heroine …   Collocations dictionary

  • plucky — [pluk′ē] adj. pluckier, pluckiest [ PLUCK, n. 3 + Y2] brave; spirited SYN. BRAVE pluckily adv. pluckiness n …   English World dictionary

  • plucky — adj 1. mettlesome, gritty, game, spirited, red blooded, Inf. spunky; brave, courageous, valiant, valorous, heroic, hero like, stout hearted, lionhearted, iron hearted, great hearted, high hearted; intrepid, fearless, dauntless, unafraid,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • plucky — adj. (pluckier, pluckiest) brave, spirited. Derivatives: pluckily adv. pluckiness n …   Useful english dictionary

  • plucky — [[t]plʌ̱ki[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n (approval) If someone, for example a sick child, is described as plucky, it means that although they are weak, they face their difficulties with courage. [JOURNALISM] The plucky schoolgirl amazed doctors at… …   English dictionary

  • plucky — pluckily, adv. pluckiness, n. /pluk ee/, adj., pluckier, pluckiest. having or showing pluck or courage; brave: The drowning swimmer was rescued by a plucky schoolboy. [1820 30; PLUCK + Y1] Syn. courageous, determined; cheerful; spunky, spirited.… …   Universalium

  • plucky — pluck|y [ˈplʌki] adj informal brave and determined often used in newspapers ▪ Plucky Denise saved her younger sister s life …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • plucky — pluck·y || plÊŒkɪ adj. brave, courageous, spirited; bold, daring, resolute …   English contemporary dictionary

  • plucky — [ˈplʌki] adj brave and determined, especially when success is unlikely Syn: gutsy …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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