moxie moxie  /ˈmɑk si/


  • (n) fortitude and determination



  1. Juan Puig embodied the Florida dream, proving that an ordinary guy with moxie could make a fortune and enjoy the high life by selling the dream to others.
  2. Our moxie comes in two basic types.
  3. Remarkably, through a combination of moxie and Marx Brothers, she makes the most mundane chores seem like an adventure in the bush country.


  1. First-place Staunton Braves walk past Rapids

    A 35-minute fifth inning in which 15 batters went to the plate with nine runs crossing turned out to be the key as the first-place Staunton Braves defeated the Rockbridge Rapids 12-5 on Friday night at John Moxie Memorial Stadium in a Valley Baseball Leag
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Staunton News Leader

  2. Moxie 5K registration is open online

    LISBON FALLS — The Lisbon Recreation Department and the Moxie Festival Committee are pleased to announce that the application for the 2013 Moxie Day 5K Road Race (3.1 mile) on July 13 is now available. Last year’s Moxie 5K Race attracted the largest field, with 517 runners taking part. read more
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Times Record

  3. Snowe will march in Moxie

    The Times Record LISBON Former U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe will lead the 2013 Moxie Day Parade. As grand marshal, Snowe will lead the state’s largest summer parade with floats, bands and Mainers who love Moxie beginning at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 13. read more
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Times Record

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  1. "It lived up to the billing," said Hoffman, who hasn't allowed an earned run in 23 1-3 innings spanning his last 24 appearances. "Peave and Penny went after each other with a lot of moxie and aggressiveness and both got out of some tough jams...
    on Jun 30, 2007 By: Trevor Hoffman Source: USA Today

  2. "You talk about the definition of a save and that's it," Indians manager Eric Wedge said. "Lewis showed a lot of moxie out there. We were playing 'no doubles' on defense, so that first ball drops in. Jensen had to bow his neck and that's what...
    on Aug 17, 2008 By: Eric Wedge Source: San Jose Mercury News

  3. "I got clocked, but had good feeling," Turco said. "It wasn't an accident. You've got to appreciate his moxie to help those guys win. Their backs are against the wall and he's a competitor."
    on Apr 17, 2008 By: Marty Turco Source: USA Today

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