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- adj. Too bold; impertinent or overreaching.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Excessively or presumptuously bold; impudent.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Unduly bold; bold to excess; forward; impudent.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. improperly forward or bold
The Black Blade Wars lasted nine years, during which time Kharndam kept the madness from spreading outside of the Protectorates by refusing to recognize any of the self-proclaimed kings of that land and resisting any overbold attempts to conquer additional lands from their crown.
And his guard, grown weary and overbold, lay down his pipe and dozed.
‘She managed to be pretty if not beautiful despite a nose that was overbold at best’—at best?
“If such be their final end,” said Achilles, “never did thine, I will freely suppose, find a richer apology for the somewhat overbold license which thou tookest in thy gaze upon the Princess this evening.”
There is likewise due to the public, a civil reprehension of advocates, where there appeareth cunning counsel, gross neglect, slight information, indiscreet pressing, or an overbold defence.
“Then, madame, am I not overbold in offering myself to be your partner for the next quadrille?”
His gaze moved over her face in a manner overbold for a mere groom.
I feared that if we stayed beneath your roof my girl might attract the notice of some overbold servant.
And when I saw her again later on I was annoyed with her; there was something overbold about her dress and manner, the old charm and sweetness were gone.
Tall for a woman, she managed to be pretty if not beautiful despite a nose that was overbold at best.
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