- Word Combinations (adjective)
|part of speech:
||spirited and courageous in the face of difficulty.
She was proud of her plucky grandmother who took part in the demonstrations and braved prison.
- game, mettlesome, spunky
- similar words:
- brave, courageous, doughty, gallant, intrepid, spirited, valiant
||adventurous, bold, brave, courageous, daring, doughty, fearless, hardy, heroic, intrepid, strong
||pluckily (adv.), pluckiness (n.)