Synonyms for bold

Synonyms for (noun) bold

Synonyms: bold, bold face, boldface

Definition: a typeface with thick heavy lines

Similar words: typeface, face, font, fount, case

Definition: a specific size and style of type within a type family

Synonyms for (adjective) bold

Synonyms: bold

Definition: fearless and daring

Usage: bold settlers on some foreign shore; a bold speech; a bold adventure

Similar words: brave, unfearing, hardy, audacious, fearless, dauntless, intrepid

Definition: invulnerable to fear or intimidation

Usage: audacious explorers; fearless reporters and photographers; intrepid pioneers


Similar words: temerarious, daredevil

Definition: presumptuously daring

Usage: a daredevil test pilot having the right stuff


Similar words: emboldened

Definition: made bold or courageous


Similar words: foolhardy, heady, reckless, rash

Definition: marked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences

Usage: foolhardy enough to try to seize the gun from the hijacker; became the fiercest and most reckless of partisans-Macaulay; a reckless driver; a rash attempt to climb Mount Everest


Similar words: heroic, heroical

Definition: having or displaying qualities appropriate for heroes

Usage: the heroic attack on the beaches of Normandy; heroic explorers


Similar words: nervy

Definition: showing or requiring courage and contempt of danger

Usage: the nervy feats of mountaineers


Similar words: overreaching, vaulting

Definition: revealing excessive self-confidence; reaching for the heights

Usage: vaulting ambition


Similar words: overvaliant

Definition: having or showing undue valor or boldness

Usage: a foolish overvaliant act


Synonyms: bold

Definition: clear and distinct

Usage: bold handwriting; a figure carved in bold relief; a bold design

Similar words: conspicuous

Definition: obvious to the eye or mind

Usage: a tower conspicuous at a great distance; wore conspicuous neckties; made herself conspicuous by her exhibitionistic preening


Synonyms: sheer, bluff, bold

Definition: very steep; having a prominent and almost vertical front

Usage: a bluff headland; where the bold chalk cliffs of England rise; a sheer descent of rock

Similar words: steep

Definition: having a sharp inclination

Usage: the steep attic stairs; steep cliffs