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Adjective: spunky (spunkier,spunkiest)  spúng-kee
Usage: informal
  1. Showing courage
    "the champion is faced with a spunky challenger";
    - feisty, plucky
  2. Willing to face danger
    - game [informal], gamy, gamey, gritty, mettlesome, spirited

Derived forms: spunkiest, spunkier

See also: brave, courageous, spirited

Encyclopedia: Spunky