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dare·dev·il

 (dâr′dĕv′əl)
n.
One who is recklessly bold.
adj.
Recklessly bold. See Synonyms at adventurous.

dare′dev′il·ry, dare′dev′il·try (-trē) n.

daredevil

(ˈdɛəˌdɛvəl)
n
a recklessly bold person
adj
reckless; daring; bold
ˈdareˌdevilry, ˈdareˌdeviltry n

dare•dev•il

(ˈdɛərˌdɛv əl)

n.
1. a recklessly daring person.
adj.
2. recklessly daring.
[1785–95]
dare′dev`il•try, dare′dev`il•ry, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.daredevil - a reckless impetuous irresponsible persondaredevil - a reckless impetuous irresponsible person
adventurer, venturer - a person who enjoys taking risks
tearaway - a reckless and impetuous person
Adj.1.daredevil - presumptuously daring; "a daredevil test pilot having the right stuff"
bold - fearless and daring; "bold settlers on some foreign shore"; "a bold speech"; "a bold adventure"

daredevil

noun
1. adventurer, show-off (informal), madcap, desperado, exhibitionist, stunt man, hot dog (chiefly U.S.), adrenalin junky (slang) a tragic ending for a daredevil whose luck ran out
adjective
1. daring, bold, adventurous, reckless, audacious, madcap, death-defying He gets his kicks from daredevil car-racing.

daredevil

noun
One who engages in exciting, risky pursuits:
adjective
Translations

daredevil

[ˈdɛəˌdevl]
A. ADJtemerario
B. Ntemerario/a m/f, atrevido/a m/f

daredevil

[ˈdɛərdɛvəl] ncasse-cou m inv

daredevil

nWaghals m
adjwaghalsig

daredevil

[ˈdɛəˌdɛvl] nscavezzacollo m/f
References in classic literature ?
While I was looking down upon the rafts that morning in Heilbronn, the daredevil spirit of adventure came suddenly upon me, and I said to my comrades:
Brom Bones, however, was the hero of the scene, having come to the gathering on his favorite steed Daredevil, a creature, like himself, full of mettle and mischief, and which no one but himself could manage.
He affirmed that on returning one night from the neighboring village of Sing Sing, he had been overtaken by this midnight trooper; that he had offered to race with him for a bowl of punch, and should have won it too, for Daredevil beat the goblin horse all hollow, but just as they came to the church bridge, the Hessian bolted, and vanished in a flash of fire.
At this I came round, was infected with his spirit, called him the sportsman he always was and would be, and shook his daredevil hand in mine; but, at the same time, I still had my qualms.
But now I pitied him; through all my own terror and consternation, I pitied him as he sat eating and drinking, and laughing and talking, without a cloud of fear or of embarrassment on his handsome, taking, daredevil face.
At the end of the series, Daredevil was believed to be dead, but the final moments revealed that he had been taken to a convent.
He describes the state of Daredevil when Miller took over the series, how his approach as an artist and writer redefined the character and his world, and Miller's concept of genre conventions and approach to secondary characters, as well as how he used the main adversaries of Daredevil (the Kingpin, Elektra, and Bullseye); the visual and formal qualities of the comic; the notorious issue of Daredevil #181; and Miller's work since the mid-1980s, including his second run as writer of the comic.
Like daredevil, the blind crimebuster he portrays in Netflix's acclaimed action-drama series, Charlie Cox pulls no punches, even when he's bombarded with sensitive questions that challenge the Marvel superhero's raison d'Atre-which makes Cox all the more credible as lawyer-by-day, vigilante-by-night Matt Murdock.
Daredevil is joining several other acclaimed series to catch on Netflix right now.
From what we see in the trailer, Castle seems to be everything that Daredevil wants to keep himself from becoming.
Daredevil Duck is a children's picturebook about a perpetually nervous little duck, who dreams of being brave.
THE last time Marvel's Daredevil was adapted for the big screen, it was panned by audiences, critics and die-hard fans of the original comics.