|part of speech:
||courageous, spirited, or determined.
Their little sister was spunky and ready to do anything that her older brothers did.
- fearful, funky, reticent, timid
- similar words:
- mettlesome, plucky
||adventurous, bold, courageous, doughty, hardy, intrepid, strong
||spunkily (adv.), spunkiness (n.)