gutsy

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adjective \ˈgət-sē\

Definition of gutsy

gutsier

gutsiest

  1. 1 :  marked by courage, pluck, or determination <a gutsy little fighter> <a gutsy decision>

  2. 2 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>

gutsily

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gutsiness

noun

Examples of gutsy in a sentence

  1. That was a very gutsy decision.

  2. <a gutsy coach willing to let her team improvise on the court>

Circa 1893

First Known Use of gutsy

circa 1893


GUTSY Defined for English Language Learners

gutsy

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adjective \ˈgət-sē\

Definition of gutsy for English Language Learners

  • : very tough or brave : showing courage

  • : having a strong and appealing flavor


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