Plucky



[pluhk-ee] /ˈplʌk i/

adjective, pluckier, pluckiest.
1.
having or showing or courage; brave:
The drowning swimmer was rescued by a plucky schoolboy.
/ˈplʌkɪ/
adjective pluckier, pluckiest
1.
having or showing courage in the face of difficulties, danger, etc
adj.

1831, from pluck (n.) + -y (2). Related: Pluckily; pluckiness.

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