feisty feisty  /ˈfaɪ sti/


  1. (adj) showing courage
  2. (adj) quick to take offense


  1. Lech Walesa, the fly, feisty, mustachioed electrician from Gdansk, shaped the 20th century as the leader of the Solidarity movement that led the Poles out of communism.
  2. With a feisty dedication to the truth, Yoani Snchez's activities bode well for the future of her country.
  3. Then she got feisty, denouncing her former manager and denying she knew he had the camera rolling.


  1. 'Dogs Able to Fend Off Frisky T-Bones and Take Series

    Matt Forgatch and Tyler Goodro delivered two huge hits late as the Saltdogs (17-13) were able to ward off the feisty Kansas City T-Bones (13-17) 7-6 in front of 3,232 fans at Haymarket Park Sunday evening.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: KOLN Lincoln

  2. Braves, Doggers split twinbill

    DEWEY — An offensive explosion in the bottom of the fourth carried the Dewey Doggers to victory Friday night in a feisty rivalry showdown against the Bartlesville United Linen Braves, 10-8, in the first game of a doubleheader. In the nightcap, however, the scorching temperatures cooled but not the Braves’ bats.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise

  3. Rugby-Nervous Springboks fight back to overcome gutsy Scotland

    By Mark Gleeson NELSPRUIT, South Africa, June 15 (Reuters) - South Africa staged a second-half comeback to record a flattering 30-17 win over a feisty Scotland in the four-nation tournament on Saturday and set up a final clash with Samoa. It was an unconvincing display from the Springboks who were expected to crush an injury-ravaged Scottish side but had to scramble desperately to grind out the ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports


  1. Murdoch, who also owns the tabloid New York Post, said he could not reveal more details about the venture but "I can tell you that the new section will be full color -- and it will be feisty. It will cover everything that makes New York great: state...
    on Mar 2, 2010 By: Rupert Murdoch Source: AFP

  2. "Uruguay went through almost three matches without a yellow card at all, so please don't tell me we're cheats. It was a feisty final press conference as Tabarez refused to give an update on the injured Diego Lugano or to name his starting XI as he...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Oscar Tabarez Source: ITV.com

  3. "She's was a real fighter ...... really feisty," said Williams, who will face No.
    on Jan 17, 2008 By: Serena Williams Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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