derring-do

noun
der·ring-do | \ ˌder-iŋ-ˈdü , ˌde-riŋ- \

Definition of derring-do 

: daring action : daring deeds of derring-do

First Known Use of derring-do

1579, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for derring-do

Middle English dorring don daring to do, from dorring (gerund of dorren to dare) + don to do

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derring-do

noun

English Language Learners Definition of derring-do

: brave acts : behavior that requires courage

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