Definitions

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  • noun The quality or state of being feisty

Etymologies

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feisty +‎ -ness

Examples

  • Sex Scene-as-Explanation Award: After The Good Wife's Peter sees his wife challenge a judge in court, he realizes that her feistiness is ... kind of a turn-on.

    Top Moments: '90s Nostalgia with Letterman, Justin Timberlake and Glee

  • Your feistiness has been the talk of the entire village.

    Tie Me Up, Tie Me Down

  • Although Lonnie claimed to admire her so-called feistiness when it was directed at a sloppy repairman or a short-changing pizza delivery person, he wanted her to be as meek as a geisha girl when dealing with him.

    A Dollar Short

  • Although Lonnie claimed to admire her so-called feistiness when it was directed at a sloppy repairman or a short-changing pizza delivery person, he wanted her to be as meek as a geisha girl when dealing with him.

    A Dollar Short

  • Although Lonnie claimed to admire her so-called feistiness when it was directed at a sloppy repairman or a short-changing pizza delivery person, he wanted her to be as meek as a geisha girl when dealing with him.

    A Dollar Short

  • It was the same kind of feistiness the Rays displayed in spring training during a dustup with the New York Yankees and a bench-clearing brawl in June on their first visit to Boston to play the Red Sox.

    Rays whisk away White Sox in victorious playoffs debut

  • Looking back on his life, Len now saw that more often than not what he actually “had to” do was restrain himself He’d always told himself that his feistiness was his strength, that he needed spunk to survive as a shrimpy kid, to drive himself, to prove himself.

    The Welkening

  • Looking back on his life, Len now saw that more often than not what he actually “had to” do was restrain himself He’d always told himself that his feistiness was his strength, that he needed spunk to survive as a shrimpy kid, to drive himself, to prove himself.

    The Welkening

  • Looking back on his life, Len now saw that more often than not what he actually “had to” do was restrain himself He’d always told himself that his feistiness was his strength, that he needed spunk to survive as a shrimpy kid, to drive himself, to prove himself.

    The Welkening

  • I know we're supposed to find Fi's "feistiness" endearing, but she just keeps giving Michael a hard time at every single turn and it's getting exhausting.

    IGN TV

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