Spunk - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |spʌŋk|  American pronunciation of the word spunk
Brit.  |spʌŋk|  British pronunciation of the word spunk

noun

- material for starting a fire (syn: kindling, punk, tinder, touchwood)
- the courage to carry on(syn: heart, mettle, nerve)

he kept fighting on pure spunk

Examples

That little girl has a lot of spunk.

...had the spunk to overcome a severe physical disability...

She had the spunk to defend her rights.

he kept fighting on pure spunk

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