What does the word plucky mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Pluckily.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • PLUCKINESS.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Courageous; intrepid.

Usage examples for plucky

  1. Len was, up again and at him like a shot, and I reckon it was jolly plucky of a chap of Len's age, and I dare say he'd have had an awful hiding if Sam hadn't arrived on the scene. – A Little Bush Maid by Mary Grant Bruce
  2. And if you are a plucky girl you'll sit still and see it done. – Blue-grass and Broadway by Maria Thompson Daviess
  3. And you are doing the real right and plucky thing, for sure. – Killykinick by Mary T. Waggaman
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