spunky

[ spuhng-kee ]
/ ˈspʌŋ ki /

adjective, spunk·i·er, spunk·i·est.

plucky; spirited.

Origin of spunky

First recorded in 1780–90; spunk + -y1
Related formsspunk·i·ly, adverbspunk·i·ness, noun
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