lionhearted

adjective
li·​on·​heart·​ed | \ ˈlī-ən-ˌhär-təd How to pronounce lionhearted (audio) \

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traditionally young Masai men are consigned to a period of isolation in the bush in order to turn them into strong, lionhearted warriors

First Known Use of lionhearted

1616, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of lionhearted was in 1616

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“Lionhearted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lionhearted. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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lionhearted

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of lionhearted

: very brave

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