Associations to the word «Spitfire»


SPITFIRE, noun. A person with a fiery temper, someone easily provoked to anger.
SPITFIRE, noun. (obsolete) A spirited young woman.
SPITFIRE, proper noun. A single-seat fighter used by the RAF and allies during World War II, especially during the Battle of Britain.

Dictionary definition

SPITFIRE, noun. A highly emotional and quick-tempered person (especially a girl or woman).

Wise words

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