Word of the Week: fiesty (ˈfī-stē)


(adjective) chiefly Southern US and Midland US

1. a) full of nervous energy : fidgety

b) touchy, quarrelsome

c) exuberantly frisky

2. having or showing a lively aggressiveness : spunky


In Context

“She’s feisty. She’s bawdy. She’s bodacious…. She’s a bit of a wild child.”

Vicki Lawrence, quoted in The New York Magazine, 5 Oct. 2018