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Definition of plucky adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    plucky

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈplʌki//
     
    (informal) (pluckier, pluckiest)
     
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  1. 1having a lot of courage and determination synonym brave
  2. 2 The plucky youngster had four operations during her long battle against the illness.
NAmE//ˈplʌkəli//
 
adverb
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