Definition of spitfire
: a quick-tempered or highly emotional person
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The five-phase plan for raising and preserving the Spitfire calls for planning and construction of a facility on the Burlington waterfront where the Spitfire would be preserved before it is brought to the surface between 2024 and 2026.
Meg, Patti, and Evie, otherwise scarce this season, each got to give one last spitfire performance.
What's more, the Hawks will graduate just two seniors, though the tandem of quarterback Emily Higgins and spitfire receiver Kristi Kemper have provided the team with much of its spark this season.
Like her predecessors, this redheaded Anne (Amybeth McNulty) begins her new life as a spitfire and a romantic, chattering on in exclamatory sentences, thrilling at the beauty of apple trees and bridling at the notion of washing dishes.
Julia Sugarbaker of Designing Women is known as a sassy spitfire with some of the most quotable lines in Southern television history.
Their spitfire one-liners of the week's easy-target stories are often only saved by special guests.
Jackson’s apparent infirmity at the funeral belied his famous spitfire personality, which would shortly become apparent.
Dunkirk, which stars Hardy as a spitfire pilot, also stars young One Direction singer Harry Styles in his first film role.
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