moxie

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n moxie fortitude and determination "he didn't have the guts to try it"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Moxie courage, determination.
    • Moxie energy; pep.
    • Moxie Know-how, expertise.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
fr. Moxie, a trade name for a beverage

Usage

In literature:

Moxie Lake lies much lower than Pleasant Pond, and its waters compared with those of the latter are as copper compared with silver.
"Birds and Bees, Sharp Eyes and, Other Papers" by John Burroughs
The mother was busy rough-patching a garment of Moxy's.
"Weighed and Wanting" by George MacDonald
As I remember, he was accusing you of not taking home a bottle of Moxie, and pretty guilty it made you feel too.
"Love Conquers All" by Robert C. Benchley
They call Joshua the 'cat hermit of Moxie.
"The Rainy Day Railroad War" by Holman Day
You ain't got the moxie to handle no mobs, remember?
"The Best Made Plans" by Everett B. Cole
He didn't know they was holts like that, and he passes the word around that my bum has plenty moxie.
"Hoiman and the Solar Circuit" by Gordon Dewey
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In news:

Moxie Vintage Car Show proceeds to benefit seniors.
Alternative country rockers headline first Moxie Concert in the Park.
The only 5K race with Moxie .
'We're in Moxieland' wins 2012 Moxie theme contest.
Race the Androscoggin with Moxie .
Donatas Motiejunas brings title,?more moxie to the mix.
Financial Literacy Month Dedicated to Money Moxie .
Moxie Software Integrates Customer Service Into Enterprise Social Network.
Why Jackson showed moxie by joining Spurs on Saturday.
Moxie Wood Fire Grill Lives Up to Its Name.
Moxie in Conklin is back after closing its doors in September.
New York Gets Its Moxie Back.
Celebrate the holidays with the perfect dress and best gift from Closet Moxie .
Ronnie Dunn Doesn't Trust Government to Fix Country's Problems, Thinks Gwyneth Paltrow Has Moxie .
It's now pay to play at the Moxie Spot.
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