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Bold meaning

bold - 9 dictionary results

  1. 1. Forward to meet danger; venturesome; daring; not timorous or shrinking from risk; brave; courageous.
  2. 2. Exhibiting or requiring spirit and contempt of danger; planned with courage; daring; vigorous.
  3. 3. In a bad sense, too forward; taking undue liberties; over assuming or confident; lacking proper modesty or restraint; rude; impudent.
  4. 4. Somewhat overstepping usual bounds, or conventional rules, as in art, literature, etc.; taking liberties in composition or expression; as, the figures of an author are bold.
  5. 5. Standing prominently out to view; markedly conspicuous; striking the eye; in high relief.
  6. 6. Steep; abrupt; prominent.
  7. 7. To make bold or daring.
  8. 8. To be or become bold.
  9. 9. Having or requiring courage or daring; impudent; conspicuous; abrupt.

bold - examples of usage

  1. Oh, I wish you hadn't been so bold!" - "The Crisis, Volume 6", Winston Churchill.
  2. Human nature is what I like to look at; and if I may make so bold as to say it, I guess there's more human nature among the poor folk than among the rich. - "The Beautiful Wretch; The Pupil of Aurelius; and The Four Macnicols", William Black.
  3. So Reddy Fox, just to show off, grew very bold, very bold indeed. - "The Adventures of Reddy Fox", Thornton W. Burgess.
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