Answer: aggressive; lively; energetic
Word Origin late 19th century: from earlier feist fist 'small dog' from fisting cur or hound a derogatory term for a lapdog from Middle English fist 'break wind' of West Germanic origin. Compare with fizzle.
Scrabble Points: 12
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The term feisty has come a long way from its flatulent origin but its small-dog association still seems relevant: the term conveys the spunk and determination that one may associate with a dog that manages to make its presence known (either through its bark or its bite) despite its small size. Examples of feisty in a Sentence
Feisty is used to describe someone or something that is full of energy or courage. Someone who's described as feisty usually has a strong will and is unafraid of showing it even in difficult circumstances or when challenged. Feisty is also used to describe a person or animal that is ill-tempered: Jack gets feisty when he is tired.
Feisty is a word for someone who is touchy or quarrelsome. It can also mean "showing courage or determination." If you're huffy or thin-skinned you're feisty. Feisty people often seem to be itching for a fight.
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