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Webster 1913 Edition


Mettlesome

Met′tle-some

,
Adj.
Full of spirit; possessing constitutional ardor; fiery;
as, a
mettlesome
horse
.
Met′tle-some-ly
,
adv.
Met′tle-some-ness
,
Noun.

Webster 1828 Edition


Mettlesome

MET'TLESOME

,
Adj.
Full of spirit; possessing constitutional ardor; brisk; fiery; as a mettlesome horse.

Definition 2021


mettlesome

mettlesome

English

Adjective

mettlesome (comparative more mettlesome, superlative most mettlesome)

  1. Marked by mettle or bravery; courageous.

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