Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One who is recklessly bold.
  • adjective Recklessly bold. synonym: adventurous.

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  • noun A person who risks life and limb for a living, or to be seen
  • adjective recklessly bold; adventurous

Etymologies

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From dare +‎ devil.

Examples

  • The red and white daredevil is a classic but I have actually caught more on the blue fox five of diamonds, yellow spoon with red diamonds.

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  • The red and white daredevil is a classic but I have actually caught more on the blue fox five of diamonds, yellow spoon with red diamonds.

    what are the best artificial baits for pike?

  • I nuture my crazy bone regularly in daredevil ways for my 40 years.

    The Crazy Side

  • I have always like Jon Favreau as a director and actor and was happy when he joined the marvel family in daredevil (a good film in spite of ben affleck)

    Sound Off: Iron Man - What Did You Think? « FirstShowing.net

  • INDIANAPOLIS - Nathan Byrd was known as a daredevil, a wiry stagehand who would take on jobs no one else wanted.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • i agree with #15 about Jason at some point needs to prove himself, but i am excited to hear this. i think they need to get Joe Quesada on board too if daredevil is going to be any good. andrew on Aug 6, 2008

    Jason Statham Wants to Play Daredevil, Frank Miller Agrees « FirstShowing.net

  • Piloting the twin-engine B-25 was Lieutenant Colonel James H. Doolittle, a stocky, balding flier often called a daredevil in the press but best described as master of the calculated risk.

    Whirlwind

  • Piloting the twin-engine B-25 was Lieutenant Colonel James H. Doolittle, a stocky, balding flier often called a daredevil in the press but best described as master of the calculated risk.

    Whirlwind

  • In the pinnacle years of his fame, beginning with his high-energy trios of 1953-58 (with bassist Ray Brown and guitarist Herb Ellis), and then of 1959-65 (with Brown and drummer Ed Thigpen), up to his stroke in 1993, Peterson was known as a daredevil virtuoso.

    Oscar Peterson's Least-Familiar Music

  • A month shy of his 52nd birthday, Nathan Byrd was a veteran stagehand known as a daredevil.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

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  • "Time stated is too short". --US Railway Association, Standard Cipher Code, 1906.

    January 21, 2013

  • An inbox stuffed full of unread and unanswered telegrams sounds as bad as email.

    January 21, 2013