Definitions

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  • adj. Eye dialect spelling of audacious.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Audacious; bold; impudent; forward.

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Examples

  • An 'then, them eyes jes' set up sech a outdacious winkin 'an' wallin ', an' squinchin ', ez I knowed he war makin' faces at me.

    Down the Ravine

  • ` No, old chap. But bearing in mind that them were which I meantersay of a stunning and outdacious sort -- alluding to them which bordered on weal-cutlets and dog-fighting -- a sincere well-wisher would adwise, Pip, their being dropped into your meditations, when you go up-stairs to bed.

    Great Expectations

  • As to her not going out, there is a very simple way -- let her wear her own costume; she would never dare go out in the street dressed in that outdacious manner. '

    Mysteries of Paris — Volume 02

  • "Ain’t you-uns goin’ to teach the Yellett outfit ther spellin’, writin’, and about George Washington, an’ how the Yankees kem along arter he was in his grave an’ fit us and broke up the kentry so we had ter leave our home in Tennessee an’ kem to this yere outdacious place, where nobody knows the diffunce between aig-bread an’ corn-dodger?

    Judith of the Plains

  • "No, old chap. But bearing in mind that them were which I meantersay of a stunning and outdacious sort - alluding to them which bordered on weal-cutlets and dog-fighting - a sincere wellwisher would adwise, Pip, their being dropped into your meditations, when you go up-stairs to bed.

    Great Expectations

  • "We had to satisfy the outdacious varmunt, and axed him to go with us.

    Fisher's River (North Carolina) Scenes and Characters

  • "No, old chap. But bearing in mind that them were which I meantersay of a stunning and outdacious sort, -- alluding to them which bordered on weal-cutlets and dog-fighting, -- a sincere well-wisher would adwise, Pip, their being dropped into your meditations, when you go up stairs to bed.

    Great Expectations

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