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feisty

feist·y

feisty

 
pronunciation:
faI sti
part of speech: adjective
inflections: feistier, feistiest
definition 1: touchy, quarrelsome, or quick-tempered.
a feisty horse
definition 2: determined, spirited, or mettlesome.
a feisty competitor
derivations: feistily (adv.), feistiness (n.)