bold-faced


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bold-faced

(bōld′fāst′)
adj.
1. Impudent; brazen: a bold-faced lie.
2. Printing Boldface.

bold-faced

adj
confident or impudent

bold′-faced`



adj.
1. impudent; brazen.
2. (of type) having thick lines.
[1585–95]
bold′-fac`ed•ly, adv.
bold′-fac`ed•ness, n.
References in classic literature ?
It was a modest building, not very straight, not large, not tall; not bold-faced, with great staring windows, but a shy, blinking house, with a conical roof going up into a peak over its garret window of four small panes of glass, like a cocked hat on the head of an elderly gentleman with one eye.
Capote's bash went down in party-giving history because he invited such a fascinating group of people from diverse walks of life--some of them notorious, but all of them bold-faced fixtures of the gossip columns of the day.
It looks like the ceremony will have quite a few bold-faced names doing what they do best at the Forum in Los Angeles.
Oscar Lives Next Door works well as a read-aloud with its bold-faced words that young listeners can repeat.
The first chapter explains that many sections of the book will be focused on key points that are highlighted in bold-faced text.
The position getting the largest response in each poll is bold-faced.
"In short, Regent Hall sues Chancellor McRaven for refusing to violate federal and student privacy laws," the filing says in bold-faced type on the second page.
Watch for the bold-faced names as you rove through Manhattan, from the staid and proper 21 Club to dining with the stars at Elaine's.
There's Orchard Road where shoppers get a fix of big, bold-faced brands.
This year, she is celebrating the 10th anniversary of her Miami-based Focal Point Dance Studios, a training ground for bold-faced names such as "So You Think You Can Dance" Season 5 champion Jeanine Mason, Season 8 finalist Ricky Jaime and River North Dance Chicago veteran Ricky Ruiz.
It's human nature to notice flaws in even the most precious of gems, which is why, when scanning Mike Trout's Baseball Reference page, the eye is drawn to the bold-faced "184" under the strikeouts column of his 2014 batting line.
"To see an archbishop, who had recently celebrated Mass and was still vested and holding his crosier, lie to the faithful in such a bold-faced manner was heartbreaking to me."