adjective, guts·i·er, guts·i·est.Informal.
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Example sentences from the Web for gutsy
Alex Ovechkin’s gutsy effort isn’t enough, and the shorthanded Capitals fall to the FlyersKuznetsov, who revealed Monday that he experienced symptoms, is considered day-to-day, Capitals Coach Peter Laviolette said.Capitals’ Evgeny Kuznetsov, Ilya Samsonov return to practice after bouts with the coronavirus|Samantha Pell|February 8, 2021|Washington Post
He couldn’t do everything, but what a gutsy performance, what a tough and special young man Justin Fields is.Justin Fields outduels Trevor Lawrence as Ohio State upsets Clemson in playoff semifinal|Emily Giambalvo, Kareem Copeland|January 2, 2021|Washington Post
This was a long, gutsy, attritional game played by two flawed teams who failed to force enough shots on goal.Argentina Drops the Netherlands on Penalties in World Cup Semifinal|Tunku Varadarajan|July 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The goal came off his tummy inside the Portuguese box, an apt way to score for a very gutsy player.Team USA 2, Portugal 2: Seconds Away From World Cup Glory|Tunku Varadarajan|June 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With a hammer-like left hook and crushing body shots, Provodnikov was beating his gutsy foe down, body part by body part.Boxers, Be Brave and Quit Before Your Brain Turns to Mush|Gordon Marino|October 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The FBI interviewed the remarkably gutsy Jeff Bauman in intensive care.How a Famous Marathon Bombing Victim Helped Name the Suspects|Michael Daly|April 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The princess calls her “a gutsy woman” and believes the rules on driving can change.Saudi Princess Diaries: An Outspoken Royal on Riots, Women, and ‘Seinfeld’|Abigail Pesta|September 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In fact, it was just the sort of brave thing that the gutsy little kid might have had the balls to report on.Makers|Cory Doctorow
Sid and Martin made this charming little domestic scene so natural yet gutsy too that I wanted to shout hooray.No Great Magic|Fritz Reuter Leiber