spunky

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spunky(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (courageous)
a. con agallas
We need a spunky leader who is brave enough to resist their attack.Necesitamos un líder con agallas que sea lo suficientemente valiente para oponerse a su ataque.
b. valiente
The queen asked the spunkiest soldier to be her bodyguard.La reina le pidió al soldado más valiente que fuera su escolta.
c. agalludo
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
Only our boss's spunky secretary could talk to him like that.Solo la secretaria agalluda de nuestro jefe podría hablarle así.
2. (handsome) (Australia)
a. bueno
Wow, he's spunky, isn't he?Vaya que está bueno, ¿no?
b. guaperas
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Have you seen Ana's new boyfriend? He's really spunky!¿Has visto al nuevo novio de Ana? ¡Es muy guaperas!
c. cuero (noun)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Cristobal has started looking really spunky since he started going to the gym.Cristóbal ha empezado a estar hecho un cuero desde que empezó a ir al gimnasio.
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spunky [ˈspʌŋkɪ]
adjective
spunkier (comparative)spunkiest (superlative)
1 (spirited) valiente; arrojado
2 especially (Australia) (hunky) guaperas (informal)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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