Simple Definition of bold
: not afraid of danger or difficult situations
: showing or needing confidence or lack of fear
: very confident in a way that may seem rude or foolish
Full Definition of bold
Examples of bold
Few politicians have been bold enough to oppose the plan to cut taxes.
It's a bold plan that might fail.
Hiring a novice was a bold move.
He punished the bold child for talking back.
I'd like to offer a few criticisms, if I may be so bold.
She wore a dress with bold stripes.
The painting is done in bold colors.
Origin of bold
Middle English, from Old English beald; akin to Old High German bald bold
First Known Use: before 12th century
Definition of bold
First Known Use of bold
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