be/make so bold

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of be/make so bold

: to act or speak in a daring and confident way
  • He was/made so bold as to guarantee a victory.

Word by Word Definitions

make play
  1. : behave, act

  2. : to begin or seem to begin (an action)

  3. : to cause to happen to or be experienced by someone

  1. : the manner or style in which a thing is constructed

  2. : brand

  3. : the physical, mental, or moral constitution of a person

bold play
  1. : fearless before danger : intrepid

  2. : showing or requiring a fearless daring spirit

  3. : impudent, presumptuous

  1. : boldface


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