Definition of doughty:
undaunted, gutty, gallant, brave, manly, adventurous, undismayed, game, mettlesome, valiant, fortitudinous, spunky, hardy, venturesome, audacious, courageous, fearless, manful, valorous, plucky, bold, intrepid, chivalric, manlike, gutsy, stouthearted, dauntless, chivalrous, unafraid, stout, heroic, fear, daring.
- "Hillsboro People", Dorothy Canfield.
He knew, however, the nature of the contest between himself and his doughty Irish friend, and he entered into it with the calm confidence with which he would have engaged Tecumseh himself in a fight to the death with knives.- "The Hunters of the Ozark", Edward S. Ellis.
- "The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus (Vol. II)", Washington Irving.