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spunky

(ˈspəŋki)
mod. gutsy; courageous. I like a spunky girl—one who can really dance. The guy’s a shrimp, but he’s spunky.
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The Adventures of Spunky and Dunky and Buddy Bear: Rescued at Last is a hardcover storybook for young readers, about two little monkeys taken from their African jungle home by poachers.
The Spunky Seniors Club launched in 2014 as a one-stop-resource for the over 50 generation.
If Spunky was around today, he'd get his gang of friends and head up to Green Hill Park and just laugh at all the dogs inside the pen,'' Rushton told me.
Spunky is a talking, singing hand puppet who loves to learn about different places and meet new people.
Among the book's most fascinating sections detail the shift from regimented, scientific childrearing to a more expressive and less controlling approach and the emergence of the "cute" child--sweet, spunky, mischievous, or coquettish--and how this image legitimated increased parental expenditure.
She said: ``That shows what spunky, independent-minded people in Liverpool are.
SIR: I wonder if any of your readers noticed the remarkable similarity between the Graz Art Museum, 'a spunky modern interloper that adds both to the life of the city and to its historic fabric', and the Birmingham Selfridges, 'a blue blancmange with chicken pox .
AMY WINEHOUSE: Take The Box (Island) - This funky, spunky 20-year-old is THE rising star in the music biz right now.
Baroque-ish gilded frames situate these flashy, Vegas-y paintings as the spunky start of, well, something.
The spunky and hilarious program Austin-Nichole & Co.
The Spunky range boasts graphic-based T-shirts, hooded tops and sweatshirts by independent designers.
And the weekly Novena Notes became a spunky little magazine handed out to novena attendees.
In addition to her spunky attitude and unassailable wisdom, Grandma Ollie Mae has a unique flair for fashion and regularly outdoes everyone at the local church in her fancy Sunday hats.
But she'd previously been back to her Australian roots as a spunky sheila in Muriel's Wedding, which also starred the talented TONI COLLETTE.
The spunky Scotsman, one of that rare breed of broadcasters who flies close to the wind in live transmissions, welcomes Martin O'Neill into his lair.