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feisty

Pronunciation: /ˈfaɪsti/

Translation of feisty in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo (-stier, -stiest)

  • [colloquial/familiar] batallador
    Example sentences
    • Yet set against that is the fact that this is a pretty dry effort with an unusual lack of feisty anecdotes, and this remains one for the real aficionado.
    • They are characters you can get underneath and they are all quite strong and feisty, but they are all flawed and frail.
    • Scotland were well beaten by a determined and feisty Irish side who now go to Twickenham next weekend with a chance of winning the championship.
    Example sentences
    • Once they adapt to their new coach's ways, the team will be aggressive and feisty.
    • I simply nodded, quelling that feisty, fiery side of me, and offered yet another ghost of a smile.
    • The feisty old lady lives alone but fights with the men almost every day.

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