Definitions

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  • adv. In a bold manner; with confidence.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a bold manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a bold manner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. with boldness, in a bold manner

Etymologies

bold +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • This is understandable for a Beta, especially the first beta of a product that follows one that suffered a huge amount of bad press about its supposed poor performance (OK, the RTM had its challenges but SP1 was back on track). this article with a title boldly stating "Windows 7 build 7000 outperforms Vista and XP".

    TechNet Blogs

  • I printed his name boldly on the card to make sure he didn’t miss it.

    Clarity Quest

  • FDR stepped in boldly and decisively and averted a the impending disaster of total economic meltdown and paved the way forward for federal regulation that made sure your Christmas Club account is federally insured.

    Think Progress » More Americans have a ‘favorable’ opinion of the IRS than of the Tea Party.

  • And he passed in boldly, and came out still mocking.

    THE MASTER OF MYSTERY

  • Norton is covering for Chris Evans on his Breakfast Show for two weeks and has been blessed with something most stand-ins can only dream of: his own jingle, full of pizzazz and, crucially, his name boldly proclaimed.

    Breakfast Show

  • In fact, Senator, I applaud them for their courageous and patriotic service in boldly publicizing facts about your service that were relevant to your fitness to serve as president and commander in chief.

    Kerry gets a little swift [boat] justice

  • The Baby Boomers among you will surely share a common memory of sitting in front of an old black-and-white television set and watching in thrall as a goateed man in a plaid shirt -- who signed his name boldly and with great authority -- brought random lines together into coherent images on LEARN TO DRAW, the first-ever art instructional program on TV.

    My First Artist

  • All i want is a nice pressie from Chicago with my name boldly written on it.

    Its my Birthday and I feel loved

  • Hypatia Potter, who met him here, put her name boldly under his, when she meant to elope with him; and her husband put his name under that, when he pursued them to this place.

    The Complete Father Brown

  • She slugged boldly from the baseline but was accurate, too, playing 25 points before she hit a shot long.

    USATODAY.com - Capriati collects first Grand Slam crown

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