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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.
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daredevil

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

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

daredevil

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

[ˈdɛərdɛvəl] ncasse-cou m inv
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

daredevil

nWaghals m
adjwaghalsig
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

daredevil

[ˈdɛəˌdɛvl] nscavezzacollo m/f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
she has come here and that daredevil after her!" said Anna Mikhaylovna, wishing to show her sympathy for Pierre, but by involuntary intonations and a half smile betraying her sympathy for the "daredevil," as she called Dolokhov.
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.
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