plucky definition

  • adjective:
    • Having or showing courage and character in attempting conditions. See Synonyms at courageous.
    • Having or showing pluck, courage or spirit in trying conditions.
    • Having pluck or courage; characterized by pluck; displaying pluck; courageous; spirited.
    • noted by courage and determination in the face of problems or danger; powerful and uninhibited
    • showing courage
  • others:
    • having pluck, or spirit and courage; spirited; courageous.
    • In photography, obvious and bright: said of an adverse or print. Gelatinobromide papers for contact-printing are so designated.
    • effective at becoming plucked; fracturing easily along particular airplanes: as, a plucky rock. See plucking.

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