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moxie

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noun mox·ie \ˈmäk-sē\

Simple Definition of moxie

  • : the ability to be active

  • : courage or determination

Full Definition of moxie

Examples of moxie

  1. He showed a lot of moxie in questioning the policy.

  2. <it was old-fashioned military moxie that got medical supplies to the disaster site in record time>



Origin of moxie

from Moxie, a trademark for a soft drink


First Known Use: 1930

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