Meaning of BOLD in English


adj. 1 confidently assertive; adventurous, courageous. 2 forthright, impudent. 3 vivid, distinct, well-marked (bold colours; a bold imagination). 4 Printing (in full bold-face or -faced) printed in a thick black typeface. as bold as brass excessively bold or self-assured. make (or be) so bold as to presume to; venture to. boldly adv. boldness n.

[ OE bald dangerous f. Gmc ]

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