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Adjective: plucky (pluckier,pluckiest)  plú-kee
  1. Marked by courage and determination in the face of difficulties or danger; robust and uninhibited
    "you have to admire her; it was a plucky thing to do";
    - gutsy, gutty [N. Amer]
  2. Showing courage
    "the champion is faced with a plucky challenger";
    - feisty, spunky

Derived forms: pluckiest, pluckier

See also: spirited

Encyclopedia: Plucky