how to pronounce feisty


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feisty is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of feisty in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… foster and he's feisty but first I want …”

meanings of feisty


  1. Tenacious, energetic, spunky.
  2. Belligerent; prepared to stand and fight, especially in spite of relatively small stature or some other disadvantage.
  3. Easily offended and ready to bicker.

feisty frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word feisty occurs in english on average 2.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics feisty can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that feisty can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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