HyperDic: bold

English > 4 senses of the word bold:
ADJECTIVEallboldfearless and daring
allboldclear and distinct / distinct
allbold, bluff, sheervery steep
NOUNcommunicationbold, boldface, bold facea typeface with thick heavy lines
bold > pronunciation
Soundsbow'ld
Rhymesbehold ... wold: 49 rhymes with owld...
English > bold: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningfearless and daring.
Examples
  • "bold settlers on some foreign shore"
  • "a bold speech"
  • "a bold adventure"
Attribute ofboldness, daring, hardiness, hardihoodThe trait of being willing / willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger
Narroweraudacious, brave, dauntless, fearless, hardy, intrepid, unfearinginvulnerable to fear or intimidation
daredevil, temerariouspresumptuously daring
emboldenedmade bold or courageous
foolhardy, heady, rash, recklessmarked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences
heroic, heroicalHaving or displaying qualities appropriate for heroes
nervyshowing or requiring courage and contempt / contempt of danger
overreaching, vaultingRevealing excessive self-confidence
overvaliantHaving or showing undue valor or boldness
See alsoadventurous, adventuresomewilling to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprises
brave, courageouspossessing or displaying courage
forwardUsed of temperament or behavior
unafraid, fearlessoblivious of dangers or perils or calmly resolute in facing them
Oppositetimidshowing fear and lack of confidence
Spanishatrevido, audaz, intrépido, osado
Catalanatrevit, audaç, gosat
Nounsboldnessthe trait of being willing / willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger
Adverbsboldlywith boldness, in a bold manner
English > bold: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningClear and distinct / distinct.
Examples
  • "bold handwriting"
  • "a figure carved in bold relief"
  • "a bold design"
Broaderconspicuousobvious to the eye or mind
Nounsboldnessthe quality of standing out strongly and distinctly
English > bold: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningVery steep; having a prominent and almost vertical front.
Example "where the bold chalk cliffs of England rise"
Synonymsbluff, sheer
BroadersteepHaving a sharp inclination
Spanishperpendicular
English > bold: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA typeface with thick heavy lines.
Synonymsboldface, bold face
Broaderfont, fount, typeface, face, caseA specific size and style of type within a type family
Spanishletra negrita, negrilla, negrita
Catalanlletra negreta, negreta

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