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plucky

pluck·y

plucky

pronunciation:
pluh ki
part of speech: adjective
inflections: pluckier, pluckiest
definition: spirited and courageous in the face of difficulty.
synonyms:
game, mettlesome, spunky
antonyms:
timid
similar words:
brave, courageous, doughty, gallant, intrepid, spirited, valiant
derivations: pluckily (adv.), pluckiness (n.)