mettlesome


met·tle·some

adjective \ˈme-təl-səm\

Definition of METTLESOME

:  full of mettle :  spirited

Examples of METTLESOME

  1. <the mettlesome opening dance number got the audience all jazzed up>
  2. <a mettlesome debate on the teaching of evolution in the schools>

First Known Use of METTLESOME

1662

Rhymes with METTLESOME

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