Synonyms for plucky

Grammar : Adj
Spell : pluhk-ee
Phonetic Transcription : ˈplʌk i

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Définition of plucky

Origin :
  • 1831, from pluck (n.) + -y (2). Related: Pluckily; pluckiness.
  • adj brave
Example sentences :
  • The landlady was already in hysterics; the Vogt girls were pale but plucky.
  • Extract from : « Camps, Quarters and Casual Places » by Archibald Forbes
  • How glad I am that I—And how plucky and splendid of you not to lose your head, but just to hang on.
  • Extract from : « The Incomplete Amorist » by E. Nesbit
  • He was good-natured, plucky in a hard-headed British way, and gentlemanly.
  • Extract from : « The Slave Of The Lamp » by Henry Seton Merriman
  • Marie Roger kissed me, saying, "You are a plucky little comrade!"
  • Extract from : « My Double Life » by Sarah Bernhardt
  • I must confess that I was stupefied with admiration for this plucky man.
  • Extract from : « My Double Life » by Sarah Bernhardt
  • Davidson, a plucky Australian officer attached to us, was among the killed.
  • Extract from : « With Manchesters in the East » by Gerald B. Hurst
  • A man has good legs then, he feels so plucky when it's a question of getting up.
  • Extract from : « His Masterpiece » by Emile Zola
  • She is a plucky little soul, but even she had to beat a retreat.
  • Extract from : « Things as They Are » by Amy Wilson-Carmichael
  • The plucky conductor, who was covered with dust, was greeted with acclamations.
  • Extract from : « The Mountain Divide » by Frank H. Spearman
  • And if you are a plucky girl you'll sit still and see it done.
  • Extract from : « Blue-grass and Broadway » by Maria Thompson Daviess

Antonyms for plucky

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