Definition of 'feisty'
Example sentences containing 'feisty'
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My advice to a woman with a feisty husband is to encourage him to employ a cleaning gentleman to do his chores for him. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She was also feisty and funny and looked gorgeous at her eviction. The Sun (2009)He realised she was not a feisty woman after all. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There have been concerns that the feisty four lead characters are getting on a bit. The Sun (2010)You will meet your fit and feisty new love in the fitness centre. The Sun (2008)My mum is quite a feisty character and she definitely wears the trousers in the house. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She was a vibrant, lively and feisty woman who had an extremely positive attitude towards life. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She was a really feisty, fearless woman who loved to laugh. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In so many ways the feisty young man from Dunblane is a dichotomy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Bosses hope the crash episodes will boost ratings further - something the feisty young cast deserve. The Sun (2014)You realise you have hidden energy and courage - and your feisty new side intrigues a partner or admirer. The Sun (2011)A key attribute of the new ruling class is to be married to a successful and feisty woman. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She was feisty and funny. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You have a feisty new approach to life and what others see as a problem, you see as an exciting challenge. The Sun (2007)She must have been dying inside, but this feisty woman managed to salvage something from the wreck of her wedding day. The Sun (2007)Turn to p18 to read her funny, feisty interview. The Sun (2014)She's funny, feisty and gorgeous. The Sun (2014)Eve is a feisty and resourceful heroine, and the earl and his wayward family are viewed as an intriguing mix of the blinkered and the humane. Times, Sunday Times (2011)These feisty heroines are not tough for the sake of it; they're tough because they need to be. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In reality, she is a woman of feisty opinions, broad observations and an almost obsessive curiosity about dance. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She most enjoyed her early years as a nurse in the rough and tumble of A&E, and is clearly a feisty character. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I know she's got a reputation to maintain as a feisty, fiery character but she got really personal. The Sun (2014)
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Used Occasionally. feisty is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'feisty'
British English: feisty ADJECTIVE
If you describe someone as feisty, you mean that they are tough, independent, and spirited.
The soldier looked incredulously at the feisty child.
Definition of feisty from the Collins English Dictionary
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