from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Risky or daring behaviour.
- n. impudence
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality of being audacious; impudence; audacity.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being audacious; boldness; reckless daring; impudence; audacity.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. fearless daring
- n. aggressive boldness or unmitigated effrontery
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Yet, despite ‘The Audacity of Hope’, all the audaciousness is coming from the wacky wingnuts and tea-baggers.
I would think that people would be all over this as a violation of property or vandalism or sign of the degeneracy of Europeans, but instead, we're going to argue about the "audaciousness" of a white canvas, without even knowing what is on the other two canvases that form the rest of the painting.
Similarly I read Joe Lansdale's Vanilla Ride which has no SF elements, other than sheer audaciousness gonzo-ness and realized that I was absolutely the target audience for that title.
He opened with a seven-minute monologue in which he guaranteed—for the third straight year—that the Jets would win the Super Bowl, a moment of rote audaciousness that seemed designed to pique people's interest.
Yes, the confluence of the culinary and cocktail worlds has been happening for some time now, evidenced by the vogue of homemade tinctures and bitters and bourbon washed in bacon fat, but no place has done it with such audaciousness and culinary precision.
Once again what audaciousness and ignorant these Democrats have!
"That would have to be his audaciousness," said a family friend of Percy Sutton.
Winning sanctions audaciousness, which leads us to:
People coming together with grit, audaciousness and determination to go – quite literally – where no man had gone before, said John Ford, President and General Manager, Discovery Channel.
A leopard-spotted one in black and white, worn by model Amber Valletta, exuded audaciousness and confidence.