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Definition of 'gumption'


  1. sound practical judgment; "Common sense is not so common"; "he hasn't got the sense God gave little green apples"; "fortunately she had the good sense to run away"
       Synonyms: common sense good sense horse sense sense mother wit
  2. fortitude and determination; "he didn't have the guts to try it"
       Synonyms: backbone grit guts moxie sand

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