Character 6
Hyphenation pluck y
Pronunciations /ˈplʌki/

Definitions and meanings of "Plucky"

What do we mean by plucky?

Having or showing courage and spirit in trying circumstances. synonym: brave. adjective

Possessing pluck, or spirit and courage; spirited; courageous.

In photography, clear and bright: said of a negative or print. Gelatinobromide papers for contact-printing are so designated.

Capable of being plucked; fracturing easily along certain planes: as, a plucky rock. See plucking.

Having pluck or courage; characterized by pluck; displaying pluck; courageous; spirited. adjective

Having or showing pluck, courage or spirit in trying circumstances. adjective

Marked by courage and determination in the face of difficulties or danger; robust and uninhibited adjective

Showing courage adjective

Having or showing pluck, courage or spirit in trying circumstances.

An awkward, often confused, shifty-eyed individual with a heart of gold. Urban Dictionary

Plump and lucky Urban Dictionary

To act in the manner of William Bacic. Urban Dictionary

Having someone put cereal in your ass then picking it out. Urban Dictionary

A colonial word for a girl whore or slut. another word for whench. Urban Dictionary

An "awkward and elegant" ukulele player and chanteuse in the NYC burlesque community. May or may not be dressed in a Kermit the frog-meets-showgirl getup. Urban Dictionary

Lesbian blogger, offering advice for men on dating, sex, nerdery and flat-out awesomeness at Urban Dictionary

A gripping or lifting utensil used to move, rotate, and turn a steak, fish, or other protein with delicate precision on a grilling surface. Urban Dictionary

The noise your penis makes when it just pops out of any anus. Urban Dictionary

Synonyms and Antonyms for Plucky

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The word "plucky" in example sentences

From the New York Times: It is the time of year when bedtime stories and television specials often recall the plucky reindeer and the little girl of Whoville who managed to save Christmas. ❋ Unknown (2005)

It's been suggested that the plucky -- and it's almost always described as plucky -- ❋ Unknown (2009)

And eep -- Talia is many things, but "plucky" has never been one of them : ❋ Jimhines (2010)

And hours after he spoke, the Sox won the first of three elimination games in a row to win the AL Central and the team went from the doldrums to the heights of a "no one's expecting us to win" kind of plucky underdog. ❋ Unknown (2008)

You have to be pretty creative and energetic -- you have to be quite kind of plucky, to a certain extent. ❋ Unknown (2008)

I'm actually old enough to remember the 1967 Six Day War, and was young enough then to be enthralled by the drama, and by the sheer panache of the "plucky" Israelis as they prevailed against all the odds. ❋ Richard (2006)

The character would try to cover it in rather pathetic 'plucky' attempts; while I on the other hand have skull kleenex, and I bet you wish you had some too – take that Laura Wilder! ❋ Elizabeth McClung (2007)

A deranged angry woman disrupting a meeting is "plucky" and "stands up for herself". ❋ Ann Althouse (2007)

Tanni Grey-Thompson who has won more medals than just about any other British person is now, finally, accepted as a truly great athlete not just a 'plucky' wheelchair racer. ❋ Elizabeth McClung (2007)

For Pullman fans, this kind of plucky self-confidence must sound familiar: it's Lyra Belaqua, the novel's crafty protagonist, who travels from Oxford to the Arctic Circle -- aided by armored bears, flying witches and a truth-telling compass that only she can read -- to rescue her kidnapped best friend. ❋ Unknown (2007)

Englishmen have never been charged with a want of spirit; on the contrary, they are proverbially "plucky," and yet the House is never disgraced by those shameful brawls which have given to our legislative assemblies, state and national, so unenviable a reputation throughout the civilized world. ❋ Various (N/A)

F. whistled, called her "plucky," but thought the whole thing far too risky. ❋ Johanna Brandt (1920)

Annie's wings might be clipped, but she would be Annie proud and "plucky" to the last; and her lover, instinctively knowing her to be true as steel, loved her the better because of her regard for what she considered his credit as well as her own. ❋ Sarah Tytler (1870)

Kramer personifies Purdue basketball: overachieving, "plucky," and spectacularly blue collar. ❋ Andrew Sharp (2010)

Australians as 'plucky' and 'spirited' and advising them on how to reform their domestic first-class structure. ❋ Unknown (2010)

The underdogs are all out of Africa, we'll be mercifully spared all those "plucky" adjectives, while the fallen giants have lumbered off to their respective doghouses. ❋ Unknown (2010)

"How I begin to hate that word plucky," said Montagu; "it's made the excuse here for everything that's wrong, base, and unmanly. ❋ Unknown (1867)

"plucky," and often displayed great determination, but Grant had pure ❋ Orison Swett Marden (1887)

"plucky" in an emergency; but pure "grit" is a part of the very character of strong men alone. ❋ Orison Swett Marden (1887)

Example 1 Jennifer: "Uh... I don't get it... I'm sooo confused" Mindy: "OMG. You're such a [plucky]" Example 2 [Priyanka] "[Plucky]" [Patel] ❋ BonesP (2013)

[guy1]:That [fat kid] just found a 20$ bill [on the ground]! guy2:That's one plucky kid ❋ Beyondawesome111 (2010)

[Will], [stop] being so [PLUCKY] ❋ Janine (2004)

[Micah]: “Did you hear I gave a Bum [Plucky] to a girl last night!” David: “Yo!! that’s [sick bro]!” ❋ Dried Craison (2022)

"[By God]! she had stuff for [a plucky] [jade]." ❋ Yxrkckh (2006)

Hey, did you see [Plucky Charms] is playing [tomorrow] night? [We should] totally go! ❋ Plucky Charms (2011)

Her: "That was [the most amazing] sex I ever had" Him: "I [learned] [all of it] from Plucky Charms" ❋ Sisyohus (2012)

I used my [plucky] poos to pick a [well-done] steak [off the grill]. ❋ Zigfried Smurdlap (2010)

Dude [my penis] just [made] a plucky [sound] ❋ Michael Is A Bitch (2017)

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