gutsy vs plucky what difference

what is difference between gutsy and plucky

English

Etymology

From guts +‎ -y

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɡʌt.si/

Adjective

gutsy (comparative gutsier, superlative gutsiest)

  1. marked by courage and determination in the face of difficulties or danger; having guts
  2. not showing due respect

Synonyms

  • (person): bold, brave, hardy, audacious
  • (act): bold, brave, gutty
  • See also Thesaurus:brave

Translations

Anagrams

  • gusty


English

Etymology

pluck (nerve, persistence) +‎ -y

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈplʌki/
  • Rhymes: -ʌki

Adjective

plucky (comparative pluckier, superlative pluckiest)

  1. (informal) Having or showing pluck, courage or spirit in trying circumstances.
    Synonyms: brave, spunky, feisty

Derived terms

  • pluckily
  • pluckiness

Translations

Further reading

  • “plucky”, in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press, 2019–present.

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