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Meaning of MOXIE

Pronunciation:  'mâksee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (informal) fortitude and determination; "he didn't have the guts to try it"
 

MOXIE is a 5 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: backbone, grit, gumption, guts, sand
 
 See Also: fortitude

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mox"ie\, n. [fr. Moxie, a trade name for a beverage.]
1. energy; pep.

2. courage, determination.

3. Know-how, expertise. --MW10.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

A language for real-time computer music synthesis, written in xpl.

["Moxie: A Language for Computer Music Performance", D. Collinge, Proc Intl Computer Music Conf, Computer Music Assoc 1984, pp.217-220].

 
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