American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Touchy; quarrelsome.
- adj. Full of spirit or pluck; frisky or spunky. See Regional Notes at andiron, feist.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as fusty.
- adj. Tenacious, energetic, spunky.
- adj. Belligerent; prepared to stand and fight, especially in spite of relatively small stature or some other disadvantage.
- adj. Easily offended and ready to bicker.
- adj. quick to take offense
- adj. showing courage
- From feist. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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