Definitions for darer
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
daredɛər(v.)dared; daring; dares; dare
(v.i.)to have the necessary courage or boldness for something; be bold enough:
You wouldn't dare!
(v.t.)to have the boldness to try; venture; hazard.
to meet defiantly; face courageously.
to challenge or provoke (a person) into a demonstration of courage:
I dare you to climb that.
(auxiliary v.)to have the necessary courage or boldness to (used chiefly in questions and negatives):
How dare you speak to me like that? He dare not mention the subject again.
Category: Function Word
(n.)an act of daring or defiance; challenge.
Idioms for dare:
Origin of dare:
bef. 900; ME dar (v.), OE dear(r), der. of durran
Virginia, 1587–?, first child born of English parents in the Western Hemisphere.
one who dares
one who dares or defies