Definitions

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  • adverb In a feisty manner

Etymologies

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feisty +‎ -ly

Examples

  • The only time he seems old is when he's not playing: He asked the trio to play feature, but then rather feistily and unexpectedly joined back in.

    Sounding the Horns, Recalling the Words

  • Starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence as two wise-cracking Miami cops protecting a witness feistily played by Tea Leoni, the future Mrs. Fox Mulder and surely one of the most attractive women on the planet named after a beverage, it was good smartass fun and action.

    William Bradley: Transformative: Le Cinema de Michael Bay

  • But Wednesday morning she was clearly relishing the fight, feistily suggesting that Democrats might yet realize their hopes of a dream ticket of Obama — with her on top.

    She’s B-a-a-ck

  • The significance is they are trying not to run afoul of the very parochial and feistily protection of the contest voters in Iowa and New Hampshire and it could be even more significant because Florida has done the same thing.

    CNN Transcript Oct 9, 2007

  • As a relatively moderate white 64-year-old Mormon from Michigan with a quarter-billion dollar fortune, who is frequently derided as the archetypal country club Republican, Mr Romney would not seem to be the obvious choice for the feistily Right-wing Cuban-American exiles of Miami and its suburbs.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph, Sunday Telegraph

  • She is neither, as she points out feistily on the explosive single Hollywood which was released on Monday and is set to make the Top 10 this weekend.

    WalesOnline - Home

  • She is neither, as she points out feistily on the explosive single Hollywood which was released on Monday and is set to make the Top 10 this weekend.

    WalesOnline - Home

  • She is neither, as she points out feistily on the explosive single Hollywood which was released on Monday and is set to make the Top 10 this weekend.

    WalesOnline - Home

  • The White House responded, quite feistily in fact:

    AMERICAblog News

  • But she was more than that: a recalcitrant and tireless activist in the union's cause, arguing feistily face-to-face with all comers, even with the national leadership.

    Elections - fresh news by plazoo.com

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