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synonyms for feisty

  • bubbly
  • courageous
  • excitable
  • fiery
  • gritty
  • gutsy
  • high-strung
  • lively
  • scrappy
  • spunky
  • active
  • alive
  • difficult
  • enthusiastic
  • frisky
  • full of pep
  • game
  • gutty
  • hot-blooded
  • mettlesome
  • ornery
  • peppy
  • quarrelsome
  • sensitive
  • thin-skinned
  • tough
  • truculent
  • zestful

antonyms for feisty

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  • cowardly
  • dull
  • fearful
  • flat
  • timid
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How to use feisty in a sentence

Especially if it involves a band of feisty women who are both haunted and haunting.
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Kennedy emerged from the meeting “slightly shaken,” in the words of one reporter, but with a better understanding of Alabama’s feisty governor.
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A former librarian who drinks and smokes through a cancer diagnosis, for instance, is also known as a feisty advocate against chemical sweeteners.
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The email lists are more robust, the tools that came out of Hillary Clinton’s loss and the resulting Resistance movement are formidable and the activists are feisty.
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Winds will remain extra feisty into the midday or early afternoon, before slowly waning.
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On an impulse he stepped up to the small man who began a grin of recognition, a grin that transformed his feisty face.
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I get sort of feisty and want to dav-il her by makin' you look pretty.
THE POWER AND THE GLORYGRACE MACGOWAN COOKE
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WORDS RELATED TO FEISTY

  • angry
  • bearish
  • bristly
  • cantankerous
  • choleric
  • crabbed
  • cranky
  • cross
  • feisty
  • fractious
  • grouchy
  • hasty
  • hot-tempered
  • huffy
  • ireful
  • irritable
  • ogre
  • passionate
  • peevish
  • petulant
  • querulous
  • quick-tempered
  • short-tempered
  • snappish
  • surly
  • testy
  • thin-skinned
  • touchy
  • uptight
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.