Meaning of “spunk” in the English Dictionary

"spunk" in British English

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spunknoun

uk /spʌŋk/ us /spʌŋk/

spunk noun (SEXUAL LIQUID)

[ U ] offensive semen (= liquid sent out through the penis during sexual activity)

spunk noun (ATTRACTIVE MAN)

[ C ] mainly Australian English informal a sexually attractive man

(Definition of “spunk” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"spunk" in American English

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spunknoun [ U ]

us /spʌŋk/ approving

brave determination and confidence even in discouraging situations:

The kid showed lots of spunk to compete with her arm in a cast.
spunky
adjective us /ˈspʌŋ·ki/

approving

a spunky nine-year-old

(Definition of “spunk” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)