Synonyms of mettle in English:
1 Sir Charles, a man of mettle, did not surrender without a struggle
spirit, fortitude, tenacity, strength of character, moral fibre, steel, determination, resolve, resolution, steadfastness, indomitability, backbone, hardihood, pluck, nerve, gameness, courage, courageousness, bravery, gallantry, valour, intrepidity, fearlessness, boldness, daring, audacity;
British Dunkirk spirit
British informal bottle
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