Definition of gutsy
1 : marked by courage, pluck, or determination <a gutsy little fighter> <a gutsy decision>
2a : 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>
gutsilyplay \ˈgət-sə-lē\ adverb
Examples of gutsy in a sentence
That was a very gutsy decision.
<a gutsy coach willing to let her team improvise on the court>
First Known Use of gutsy
GUTSY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of gutsy for English Language Learners
: very tough or brave : showing courage
: having a strong and appealing flavor
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