Voguish Vocabulary: Moxie

moxie, n: spirit, courage. From Moxie, an American soft drink marketed in the late 1800's. In the Dec. 20, 1930 edition of Collier's: “Personally, I always figure Louie a petty-larceny kind of guy, with no more moxie than a canary bird.” Example from the news: Richmond Times-Dispatch, Feb. 15, ... Continue reading