with attitude

with attitude

Especially intense, impressive, or demanding of attention. She has now built an entire media empire on being a nanny with attitude, one who won't tolerate the bad behavior of children or parents alike. It's not quite rock climbing—more like hiking with attitude.
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with attitude

If you describe a thing as something or someone with attitude, you mean that they are more impressive or confident than a normal example of that thing. This is going to be sailing with attitude. Patti Smith and Janis Joplin were women with attitude and talent.
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Results indicate that Interaction with Transwomen is positively correlated with Attitude toward Transwomen.
Chubon (1992) cited one problem in studies submitted for publication dealing with attitude toward disability as absence of reporting of validity and reliability.
Team identification is a phenomenon in sport spectatorship that is probably associated with attitudes toward spectator sports.
Continuing to focus on sexual violence, different factors may be involved in different forms of sexual aggression or for different types of sexually aggressive men, with attitudes playing lesser or greater roles depending on these.
Yuker and Block (1986) reported that attitudes toward individuals with disabilities are positively correlated with attitudes toward mainstreaming.
Whitmore-Lindley productions led the evening with eight awards including six for the production of ``Niggas With Attitudes .
First of all, the correlation of academic grades with attitudes and actions related to academic responsibility would provide powerful information for the Lighthouse Partnership.
Prior social contact with people with physical disabilities (Chesler, 1965; Fichten & Amsel, 1986) and social desirability (Feinberg, 1967; Fichten & Amsel, 1986) have also been shown to be positively correlated with attitudes toward persons with physical disabilities.
Across Europe and the USA consumer attitudes to banks contrast sharply with attitudes to utilities suppliers.
However, unlike most studies dealing with attitudes toward mathematics, these data were collected from the same students over three points in time and from four schools with different environments.
The original purpose of the Attitudes Toward Mathematics Inventory (ATMI) by Tapia and Marsh (2004) was to develop an instrument that dealt with attitudes that may contribute to math anxiety and to expand beyond measurement of enjoyment.
In teaching literature (or art, or history, or anything dealing with human psychology for that matter), we are bound to ask our students to engage with attitudes rather different from their own and potentially downright offensive.
Tymms (2001) investigated 21,000 students' attitudes toward math and suggested that the most important factors were the teacher and students' academic level; while age, gender, and language were weakly associated with attitudes.
Student teachers enter their training institution with attitudes to music that they have developed over their lifetime.
The QDI is particularly interesting in that it deals specifically with attitudes and focuses on gender as well as racial/ethnic equity.