Examples of spunky in a Sentence
a spunky determination to make the best of a bad situation
Recent Examples of spunky from the Web
HBO Europe has picked up L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables TV movie, a reboot of the classic Canadian kids novel about the spunky, red-haired orphan Anne Shirley.
That would be a fine idea, except that Carina has no personality beyond spunky, and Henry is plain obnoxious.
Justin Roberts and The Not Ready for Naptime Players will fill the stage with fun spunky sounds of ukulele, piano, cello, fiddle and marimba to get everyone dancing during two dynamic performances.
Despite its size, the spunky dog was having none of it and went after the bear.
The creative costumes by Sarah White and Hope Miller take inspiration from steampunk and add a spunky dimension and zest to the show.
But this Bay Area house is a spunky love match between the masculine style of the original architect, Jim Jennings, and my feminine sense of color and pattern.
Spunky, fish-chomping river otters who faced extinction in Colorado and other Western states are bouncing back — evidence that pollution control and wetland protection bring results.
In all of her pictures, with or without an instrument—the spunky little girl in pigtails, the young beauty in a frilly gown, the fifties bombshell, the red-hot mama—Little radiates the contagious vitality of a virtuoso at living.
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First Known Use of spunky
SPUNKY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of spunky for English Language Learners
: full of spirit, courage, and determination
SPUNKY Defined for Kids
Definition of spunky for Students
: full of spirit and courage
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