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English adjective: bold

1. bold fearless and daring


SamplesBold settlers on some foreign shore.
A bold speech.
A bold adventure.


Similaraudacious, brave, daredevil, dauntless, emboldened, fearless, foolhardy, hardy, heady, heroic, heroical, intrepid, nervy, overreaching, overvaliant, rash, reckless, temerarious, unfearing, vaulting


See alsoadventuresome, adventurous, brave, courageous, fearless, forward, unafraid


Attributeboldness, daring, hardihood, hardiness


Antonymstimid

2. bold clear and distinct


SamplesBold handwriting.
A figure carved in bold relief.
A bold design.


Similarconspicuous


Antonymsinconspicuous, invisible

3. bold very steep; having a prominent and almost vertical front


SamplesA bluff headland.
Where the bold chalk cliffs of England rise.
A sheer descent of rock.


Synonymsbluff, sheer


Similarsteep


Antonymsgradual


English noun: bold

1. bold (communication) a typeface with thick heavy lines


Synonymsbold face, boldface


Broader (hypernym)case, face, font, fount, typeface









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