on a dare

Definition of on a dare


  1. :  because a person told (someone) to do something (specified) especially as a way of showing courage He jumped from the bridge on a dare.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to be sufficiently courageous to

    :  to have sufficient courage

    :  to challenge to perform an action especially as a proof of courage

  1. :  an act or instance of daring (see 1dare 1) :  challenge

    :  imaginative or vivacious boldness :  daring

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