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See definition of scrappy on Dictionary.com
  • adj.belligerent
  • adj.argumentative

synonyms for scrappy

  • aggressive
  • combative
  • fierce
  • ornery
  • antagonistic
  • ardent
  • at loggerheads
  • battling
  • bellicose
  • cantankerous
  • contentious
  • fighting
  • flip
  • have a bone to pick
  • have chip on shoulder
  • have it in for
  • hostile
  • hot
  • hot-tempered
  • mean
  • militant
  • on the outs
  • pugnacious
  • quarrelsome
  • truculent
  • warlike
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antonyms for scrappy

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  • calm
  • peaceful
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    How to use scrappy in a sentence

    His first newspaper job was at Washington’s scrappy Daily News.
    IN HIS MEMOIR ‘NEWSMAN,’ TV’S PAT COLLINS STICKS TO HIS STORYJOHN KELLYDECEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    Some guys who had come up just behind us put on their skis on the actual summit and made a scrappy turn or two off the top before continuing down.
    SKIING UP AND DOWN MOUNT SHASTABRENDAN LEONARDDECEMBER 3, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
    Over the course of three years and a half-dozen moves across the Northeast, these scrappy trails became the center of our outdoor life.
    THE CASE FOR HIKING UGLY TRAILSKRISTA KARLSONNOVEMBER 21, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
    When Ant was still a scrappy upstart in 2008, Ma vowed to disrupt China’s financial system.
    CHINA’S MARKETS WELCOME HOMEGROWN TECH—BUT ANT’S SUSPENDED IPO IS A REMINDER OF THE RISKSGRADY MCGREGORNOVEMBER 7, 2020FORTUNE
    All our hosts love the Rays’ style of play but remain unconvinced that their underdog narrative is as scrappy as Tampa makes it sound.
    WILL THE BEST TEAMS MAKE FOR THE BEST WORLD SERIES?SARAH SHACHATOCTOBER 20, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
    We have more to do, and if outward indications mean anything we’re getting scrappier doing it.
    COME COVID OR HIGH WATER, COLLEGE IS … HAPPENING?JOY NESBITTAUGUST 9, 2020OZY
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    WORDS RELATED TO SCRAPPY

    • belligerent
    • combative
    • contentious
    • contrary
    • controversial
    • disputatious
    • factious
    • fire-eating
    • having a chip on one's shoulder
    • litigious
    • opinionated
    • pugnacious
    • quarrelsome
    • salty
    • scrappy
    • spiky
    • touchy
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