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Definition of "spunky" [spunk•y]

  • Informal Spirited; plucky. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "spunky" in a sentence
  • "Here 'spunky' is slang for 'covered in seminal fluid'."
  • "Sure, the ladies sing indistinctly with no harmony whatsoever, but they did write much of their own material and have a certain spunky charm that’s not easy to resist."
  • "Mr. Liu is known as a spunky, everyday kid who exudes a kind of personality that also isn't handed down by the state."