Definitions for audaciousɔˈdeɪ ʃəs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

au•da•ciousɔˈdeɪ ʃəs(adj.)

  1. extremely daring; brave; fearless.

  2. extremely original or inventive; unrestrained by existing ideas, conventions, etc.; uninhibited.

  3. recklessly bold; insolent; brazen.

Origin of audacious:

1540–50; < L audāx, s. audāc-, der. of audēre to intend, dare; see -acious

au•da′cious•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. audacious, brave, dauntless, fearless, hardy, intrepid, unfearing(adj)

    invulnerable to fear or intimidation

    "audacious explorers"; "fearless reporters and photographers"; "intrepid pioneers"

  2. audacious, barefaced, bodacious, bald-faced, brassy, brazen, brazen-faced, insolent(adj)

    unrestrained by convention or propriety

    "an audacious trick to pull"; "a barefaced hypocrite"; "the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim"- Los Angeles Times; "bald-faced lies"; "brazen arrogance"; "the modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress"- Bertrand Russell

  3. audacious, daring, venturesome, venturous(adj)

    disposed to venture or take risks

    "audacious visions of the total conquest of space"; "an audacious interpretation of two Jacobean dramas"; "the most daring of contemporary fiction writers"; "a venturesome investor"; "a venturous spirit"

Wiktionary

  1. audacious(Adjective)

    Showing willingness to take bold risks; recklessly daring.

  2. audacious(Adjective)

    Impudent.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Audacious(adj)

    daring; spirited; adventurous

  2. Audacious(adj)

    contemning the restraints of law, religion, or decorum; bold in wickedness; presumptuous; impudent; insolent

  3. Audacious(adj)

    committed with, or proceedings from, daring effrontery or contempt of law, morality, or decorum


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

audacious(adjective)

bold and daring

an audacious plan.

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