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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 ?
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.
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:
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.
the law) made Daredevil the most evocative book of the 1980s superhero renaissance, outranking his own more celebrated work on Batman.
We are stressing that artists responding to this casting call MUST be available to tour extensively," says John Dwinell of Daredevil Production, LLC.
And Ben, 41, only feels he shouldn't have played a superhero in the 2003 flop Daredevil.
The 33-year-old, a seventh generation member of the famed Flying Wallendas family of acrobats and daredevils, was shrouded in mist from the raging waters as he faultlessly crossed the breach.
The Daredevil Stuntshow has been touring in the UK since 1991.
STUNT MAN Daredevil Evel Knievel's amazing career spanned 25 years
Since then she's appeared in Pearl Harbor, Catch Me if You Can, Daredevil and its spin off, Elektra.