Definition of gutsy
- a gutsy little fighter
- a gutsy decision
- gutsy macho talk
- gutsy country blues
- a gutsy soup
That was a very gutsy decision.
a gutsy coach willing to let her team improvise on the court
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bold, brave, courageous, dauntless, doughty, fearless, gallant, greathearted, heroic (also heroical), intrepid, lionhearted, manful, stalwart, stout, stouthearted, undauntable, undaunted, valiant, valorous;
chicken, chickenhearted, chicken-livered, coward, cowardly, craven, dastardly, fainthearted, fearful, gutless, lily-livered, nerveless, spineless, spiritless, timorous, uncourageous, ungallant, unheroic, weakhearted, yellow;
: very tough or brave : showing courage
: having a strong and appealing flavor
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to lower or disgrace the reputation of
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