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Adjective: bold (bolder,boldest)  bówld
  1. Fearless and daring
    "bold settlers on some foreign shore"; "a bold speech"; "a bold adventure"
     
  2. Clear and distinct
    "bold handwriting"; "a figure carved in bold relief"; "a bold design"
     
  3. Very steep; having a prominent and almost vertical front
    "where the bold chalk cliffs of England rise";
    - bluff, sheer
     
  4. Excessively forward
    - assumptive, assuming, presumptuous
Noun: bold  bówld
  1. A typeface with thick heavy lines
    - boldface, bold face

Sounds like: bowled

Derived forms: bolds, bolder, boldest

See also: adventuresome, adventurous, audacious, boldness, brave, conspicuous, courageous, daredevil, daring, dauntless, emboldened, fearless, foolhardy, forward, hardihood, hardiness, hardy, heady, heroic, heroical, intrepid, nervy, overreaching, overvaliant, rash, reckless, steep, temerarious, unafraid, unfearing, vaulting

Type of: case, face, font, fount [Brit], typeface

Antonym: timid

Encyclopedia: Bold, St Helens