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doughty Saltos de línea: doughty
Pronunciación: /ˈdaʊti/

Definición de doughty en inglés:

adjetivo (doughtier, doughtiest)

archaic or , humorous
Brave and persistent: his doughty spirit kept him going
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Then along came a doughty and persistent conservationist who fought to save the city's history: just what the doctor ordered.
  • This way, the organization could live up to its self-professed image: the doughty defenders of brave iconoclasts bucking the establishment.
  • London metropolitan types also think I possess a kind of doughty flinty independent spirit which they wish they had so they too could flee the bars of Charlotte Street and the watering holes of Soho.
Sinónimos

Derivados

doughtily

1
Pronunciación: /ˈdaʊtɪli/
adverbio
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Mills offers a detailed account of his case against MMR, even doughtily settling a few scores on his behalf against his detractors.

doughtiness

2
sustantivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • I had hopes that she, a campaigning journalist, would develop her twin strains of doughtiness and dottiness and become a thorn in the flesh.
  • The following day a reporter from The Southwark Crier called at the shop, for news of Maisie's doughtiness had spread.
  • As Aufidius, leader of the Volscians, he comes up with a nicely judged blend of doughtiness and perfidy, and the others give well-spoken, dependable, British supporting performances, unspectacular but resonant.

Origen

Late Old English dohtig, variant of dyhtig, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch duchtig and German tüchtig.

Palabras que riman con doughty

outie, pouty, snouty

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