HyperDic: spunk

English > 2 senses of the word spunk:
NOUNsubstancespunk, kindling, tinder, touchwood, punkmaterial for starting a fire / fire
attributespunk, heart, mettle, nervethe courage to carry on
spunk > pronunciation
Soundsspah'ngk
Rhymesbunk ... trunk: 19 rhymes with ahngk...
English > spunk: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
Meaningmaterial for starting a fire / fire.
Synonymskindling, tinder, touchwood, punk
Broaderigniter, ignitor, lighterA substance used to ignite or kindle a fire / fire
Spanishastillas, yesca
Catalanesca
English > spunk: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe courage to carry on.
Example"he kept fighting on pure spunk"
Synonymsheart, mettle, nerve
Broadercourage, courageousness, bravery, bravenessA quality of spirit that enables you to face danger or pain without showing fear
Spanishagallas, ánimo, coraje, corazón, entereza, nervio, temple, valentía, valor
Catalanfermesa, fortesa, nervi, tremp
Adjectivesspunkywilling to face danger
spunkyshowing courage

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