: marked by courage, pluck, or determination <a gutsy little fighter> <a gutsy decision>
a : expressing or characterized by basic physical senses or passions <gutsy macho talk> <gutsy country blues>
b : rough or plain in style : not bland or sophisticated <a gutsy soup>
— gut·si·ly \-sə-lē\ adverb
— guts·i·ness noun
Examples of GUTSY
- That was a very gutsy decision.
- <a gutsy coach willing to let her team improvise on the court>
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Related to GUTSY
- adventuresome, adventurous, audacious, daring, dashing, emboldened, enterprising, free-swinging, bold, hardy, nerved, nervy, venturesome, venturous
- unadventurous, unenterprising
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