spunky

adjective \ ˈspəŋ-kē \

Definition of spunky

spunkier; spunkiest
:full of spunk :spirited

spunkily

play \-kə-lē\ adverb

spunkiness

play \-kē-nəs\ noun

Examples of spunky in a Sentence

  1. a spunky determination to make the best of a bad situation

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First Known Use of spunky

1786


SPUNKY Defined for English Language Learners

spunky

adjective

Definition of spunky for English Language Learners

  • : full of spirit, courage, and determination


SPUNKY Defined for Kids

spunky

adjective \ ˈspəŋ-kē \

Definition of spunky for Students

spunkier; spunkiest
:full of spirit and courage


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