The definition of feisty is someone aggressive or lively.
An example of feisty is someone who likes to pick fights with their friends just for fun.
full of spirit; specif.,
- quarrelsome, aggressive, belligerent, etc.
- lively, energetic, assertive, etc.
Origin of feistyfeist + -y
- Full of spirit or determination; plucky or spunky: “Feisty, smart, and courageous child protagonists … populate [her] fictional world” ( Carolyn L. Shute ) andiron
- Quarrelsome or aggressive: “A bunch of guys got tipsy … One of them got feisty and starting swinging punches at the others” ( Didi Emmons )
Origin of feistyFrom feist
(comparative feistier or more feisty, superlative feistiest or most feisty)