gamey vs spirited what difference

what is difference between gamey and spirited

English

Alternative forms

  • gammy (extra definition), gamy

Etymology

game +‎ -y

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡeɪmi/
  • Rhymes: -eɪmi

Adjective

gamey (comparative more gamey, superlative most gamey)

  1. Having the smell, taste and texture of consumed game (meat).
  2. Plucky, spirited or gritty
  3. Risque, sordid or sexually suggestive

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English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈspɪɹɪtɪd/
  • Hyphenation: spir‧it‧ed

Verb

spirited

  1. simple past tense and past participle of spirit

Adjective

spirited (comparative more spirited, superlative most spirited)

  1. Lively, vigorous, animated or courageous.
    • November 2 2014, Daniel Taylor, “Sergio Agüero strike wins derby for Manchester City against 10-man United,” guardian.co.uk
      Remarkably United’s 10 men almost salvaged an improbable draw during a late, spirited challenge. They showed great competitive courage in that period and there were chances for Robin van Persie, Ángel Di María and Marouane Fellaini to punish City for defending too deeply and not being more clinical with their opportunities at the other end.

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Anagrams

  • despirit, dirt pies, pteriids, rip tides, riptides, tide rips

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