gutsy gutsy  /ˈɡət ˈsi/


  • (adj) marked by courage and determination in the face of difficulties or danger; robust and uninhibited

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  1. But rather than slink away, Betty races after him and, in a gutsy speech, explains why she's qualified.
  2. It was a gutsy thing for a lifelong Likudnik to do, and it won Olmert enough respect to get him nominated and elected.
  3. It was a gutsy play, and it came from the gut: unlike almost any other high-tech company, Apple refuses to run its decisions by focus groups.


  1. Atwater's Hoofard right on track

    ON THE TRACK: Dallas Hoofard extended his track season to the maximum — as one of the nine qualifiers for the finals of the 300 hurdles at the CIF State Championships. There, amid the heat and pressure-cooker environment in Clovis, he placed a gutsy sixth and earned a state medal. A fast start helped him. Alone in Lane 9 of the staggered start, Hoofard reached the first two hurdles ahead of the ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Modesto Bee

  2. Mayer sisters fuel Lincoln's bid for second straight state softball crown

    LINCOLN – It was pretty easy to see the frustration mounting inside Lincoln High senior righthander Lindsay Mayer during the R.I. Division I Fast-Pitch Softball Tournament winners' bracket final against always-gutsy Coventry on Saturday. She'd fire a fastball, riseball or screwball, one she thought for sure would be called a strike at the belt or knees. Yet, when it wasn't, it would bug her to ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Woonsocket Call

  3. Conley forces deciding 3rd game in state baseball finals

    Davis Kirkpatrick led gutsy DH Conley to a 7-6 win over Weddington on Saturday afternoon forcing a third and deciding game in the State 3A Baseball Championship series. Tonight's third and deciding
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WNCT Greenville


  1. "I was so thrilled with that performance," McEntire said. "I thought it was very gutsy of them, too, not to do their single, but to do a live performance. It was a showstopper. They do go against the grain a lot. They're kind of renegade in a...
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Reba McEntire Source: Green Bay Press Gazette

  2. Rep. David Obey of Wisconsin added, "She's gutsy as hell and she's willing to take a chance."
    on Nov 16, 2006 By: David Obey Source: Forbes

  3. "He is a little gutsy, so that's a good thing," Stewart said. "You just don't question Darian. When he makes a call, you know it's the right thing to do and you go from there."
    on Oct 4, 2009 By: Tony Stewart Source:

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