There are 2 main definitions of spitfire in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈspɪtfʌɪə


A person with a fierce temper.
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  • He never took into consideration that we had two small children that I was still constantly getting up to during the night… or that our two little spitfires had drained me of most of my energy during the day.
  • She gives off a powdery aroma of someone pampered and indulged since diaper days; in short, she seems vacuous, and you can't have vacuous spitfires.
  • I had this great view and I was mesmerized by all the boys moshing around, and the one girl who joined them, a little spitfire with bleach blond hair who pounded her chest at one point and howled.

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There are 2 main definitions of spitfire in English:


Line breaks: Spit|fire
Pronunciation: /ˈspɪtfʌɪə
A single-seat, single-engined British fighter aircraft of the Second World War, designed by Reginald Mitchell and produced by the Supermarine company. It is particularly remembered for its role in the Battle of Britain.