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Definitions of "bold"

  • Fearless and daring; courageous. adjective
  • Requiring or exhibiting courage and bravery. See Synonyms at brave. adjective
  • Unduly forward and brazen; impudent: a bold, sassy child. adjective
  • Clear and distinct to the eye; conspicuous: a bold handwriting. adjective
  • Steep or abrupt in grade or terrain: bold cliffs. adjective
  • Printing Boldface. adjective
  • Courageous, daring. adjective
  • having thicker strokes than the ordinary form of the typeface adjective
  • presumptuous. adjective
  • To make (a font or some text) bold. verb
  • To be or become bold. verb
  • A dwelling; habitation; building. noun
  • Forward to meet danger; venturesome; daring; not timorous or shrinking from risk; brave; courageous. adjective
  • Exhibiting or requiring spirit and contempt of danger; planned with courage; daring; vigorous. adjective
  • In a bad sense, too forward; taking undue liberties; over assuming or confident; lacking proper modesty or restraint; rude; impudent. adjective
  • Somewhat overstepping usual bounds, or conventional rules, as in art, literature, etc.; taking liberties in composition or expression. adjective
  • Standing prominently out to view; markedly conspicuous; striking the eye; in high relief. adjective
  • Steep; abrupt; prominent. adjective
  • To be or become bold. verb-intransitive

The word "bold" in example sentences

Text enclosed by asterisks was in bold face in the original (* bold*).. [The Planet Strappers]

Text enclosed between tilde characters was in bold face in the original book (~this text is bold~).. [The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir]

He applied in public things the Spenserian line, '_Be bold, be bold, and everywhere be bold_,' but neither did he forget the iron door with its admonition, '_Be not too bold_.'. [The Life of William Ewart Gladstone, Vol. 1 (of 3) 1809-1859]

Text enclosed between tilde characters was in bold face in the original (~bold face~).. [The $100 Prize Essay on the Cultivation of the Potato. Prize offered by W. T. Wylie and awarded to D. H. Compton. How to Cook the Potato, Furnished by Prof. Blot.]

The section mentions several migratory statuses without specifically including or excluding inmigrado (emphasis in bold is mine).. [Page 2]

Right there in bold is the issue with your thinking … Israel has been provoking them for 60 years straight.. [Think Progress » Is this World War III, IV, or V?]

(The "unsigned" in bold is a little confusing when you're scanning the list, but it just refers to the original price of the books.). [January 18th, 2005]

Make the title bold and in some color other than the default black.. [Recently Uploaded Slideshows]

In an emailed statement, Spain's Telefónica SA expressed support for the proposal, which it called a "bold political move to find a long-term structural solution to inject more competition" before "price regulation can be lifted in the coming future.". [EU Cracks Down on Roaming Charges]

In an op-ed that ran in the Los Angeles Times, Bruce Barcott cheered what he described as bold parenting.. [Sailor Abby Sunderland's Parents: Brave Or Bad?]

From a fundraising e-mail this morning (the bold is the way it appears in the original message):. [Obama Raises $52 million in June - Swampland -]

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: The president today spoke of what he called the bold steps these last 10 months to stabilize the financial system.. [CNN Transcript Nov 12, 2009]

And, lest we forget all the judge-bashing of late, the AP provides this handy listing (the bold is my idea, not AP's): After the death of Schiavo, a brain-damaged Florida woman whose parents unsuccessfully sought to have her feeding tube reinserted despite her husband's wishes, some Republican members of Congress lashed out at judges involved in the case.. [05/18/2005]

This is what you call a bold initiative to really “identify the base”. it has already been mentioned that we already knew this was going on.. [Firedoglake » Are They Listening?]

MCINTYRE: Contacted by CNN, Murray Neal, the CEO of Pinnacle Armor and the inventor of Dragon Skin, accused General Sorenson of what he called a bold-faced lie, insisting the Army has documentation showing his Dragon Skin vests exceed Army requirements.. [CNN Transcript Mar 31, 2006]

Turning to the day's other news, a top White House official today declared that President Bush's State of the Union speech tomorrow will be what he called a bold step forward in the debate about Social Security reform.. [CNN Transcript Feb 1, 2005]

Bold on Social Media

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@AriTheDon: People always tell me I’m crazy. But what it really is, is that I’m just not afraid, I’m bold. I can freely be me without a…


@AOC: This is a dealbreaker. There is no “middle ground” w/ climate denial & delay. Blaming “blue collar” Americans as the main oppone…


@NaomiAKlein: No Joe, there is no "middle ground" on climate breakdown - there is bold, transformative action or there is sinking ground…


@NaomiAKlein: No Joe, there is no "middle ground" on climate breakdown - there is bold, transformative action or there is sinking ground…


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