Definitions for audaciousɔˈdeɪ ʃəs

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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"


  1. audacious(Adjective)

    Showing willingness to take bold risks; recklessly daring.

  2. audacious(Adjective)


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

  4. Origin: [F. audacieux, as if fr. LL. audaciosus (not found), fr. L. audacia audacity, fr. audax, -acis, bold, fr. audere to dare.]

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