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doughty

dough·ty

doughty

pronunciation:
daU ti
part of speech: adjective
inflections: doughtier, doughtiest
definition: consistently brave and strong; courageous.
synonyms:
courageous, gritty, hardy, indomitable, mettlesome, valiant
similar words:
brave, fearless, game, heroic, intrepid, plucky, red-blooded, spirited, spunky, stalwart, stout-hearted, sturdy
derivations: doughtily (adv.), doughtiness (n.)