- The definition of a spitfire is a person who gets easily angry or excited.
An example of a spitfire is the character Yosemite Sam from the Bugs Bunny cartoons.
spitfire definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
a person, esp. a woman or girl, who is easily aroused to violent outbursts of anger
spitfire definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A quick-tempered or highly excitable person.