gumption[ guhmp-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF gumption
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GUMPTION
All we wanted was them needles and a little elbow-grease and gumption.
If your father'd just had the gumption to hold out, they'd have had to pay him anything he asked.
There's a lot of stuff in your story that wouldn't be there if you had any gumption.
Beyond all instruments and weapons are his skill, agility, gumption, diplomacy.
Do have some gumption, Amy, and cut out the salty-tear business.
He called it no better than cheating, he did not—he, Mr. Gumption.
May be you have gumption enough to know what he got for him?
"And nobody's had the gumption to fight 'em," said Mr. Widgeon.
She's got more ambition an' gumption than ary young one I ever knowed.
It took the gumption all out of him, an' he didn't live a year.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR GUMPTION
- clear thinking
- good judgment
- horse sense
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