gutsiness

gutsy

[guht-see]
adjective, gutsier, gutsiest. Informal.
1.
having a great deal of courage or nerve: a gutsy lampooner of the administration.
2.
robust, vigorous, or earthy; lusty: gutsy writing; a gutsy red wine.

Origin:
1890–95; guts + -y1; cf. -sy

gutsiness, noun
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gutsy (ˈɡʌtsɪ)
 
adj , gutsier, gutsiest
1.  gluttonous; greedy
2.  full of courage, determination, or boldness

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gutsy definition

[ˈgətsi]
  1. mod.
    courageous; feisty. : Ernie's acting sort of gutsy today. What happened?
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