Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Without fear; brave. See Synonyms at brave.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Free from fear.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Free from fear.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Without fear; bold; courageous; intrepid; undaunted.
  • Synonyms Brave, dauntless, daring, valiant, valorous, gallant.

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

  • adj. invulnerable to fear or intimidation
  • adj. oblivious of dangers or perils or calmly resolute in facing them

Etymologies

fear +‎ -less (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Care of Trees is what I call a "fearless" play in that the script takes audiences to unimaginable places in their minds while the set designer the talented Nina Ball must provide some kind of landscape/mindscape that will support such a challenging emotional journey.

    George Heymont: Unimaginable Environmental Crises (Don't Mess With Mother Nature)

  • The word "fearless" doesn't begin to do him justice.

    The Guardian World News

  • She was known as fearless, tactful, and politically astute.

    Smile for the Camera

  • Ingredients and cooking equipment are laid out at the farm kitchen in Fang Mr. Alford and Ms. Duguid have become known as fearless culinary explorers through their acclaimed travel cookbooks-cum-travelogues -- such as "Hot Sour Salty Sweet," about foods along the Mekong river, and "Mangoes and Curry Leaves," a look at South Asian cuisine -- that combine first-person essays with evocative photographs and foolproof recipes.

    A Moveable Feast

  • Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid have become known as fearless culinary explorers through their acclaimed travel cookbooks, including 'Hot Sour Salty Sweet.'

    A Movable Feast: Learning to cook local in Thailand

  • Vincent, fearless from the first, begins by tackling the stereotypes of male competition, aggression, and sexual swagger.

    Self-Made Man by Norah Vincent: Questions

  • Throughout his life, his diligence, resourcefulness, and plain fearless hard work, have made me more proud than I can say.

    One Deep Breath-Legacy

  • Could she imagine tiring of the word fearless at some point?

    The Transom

  • Rose says what made him tough and fearless is growing up and going to school in Philadelphia.

    USATODAY.com - Malik's no yellow Rose

  • In Spain Veneno became known as the fearless picador.

    Mexico

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