Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • See redoubtable.
  • A simplified and former spelling of redoubtable.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • It is perhaps to be regretted that this work, which contains many fine details, should have been played for the first time in the Salle de Redoute, so "redoutable" and ungrateful a room for the piano in general; in a less vast space, such as the salle of the Musik - Verein, the virtuoso and the work would assuredly have been heard more to advantage, and if I did not fear to appear indiscreet I should ask Mr. de Hardegg to play it a second time, in a concert room of moderate size.

    Letters

  • Sans oublier que ca peut être une redoutable armes propagandiste.

    Global Voices in English » Maghreb: Views on Iran

  • My agent, the redoutable Marilyn Marlow, shushed me like an abbess visiting the nun-taught school and scolding the Bad Girl.

    Tons of Fun

  • The DC area has been served well by this fine, redoutable choice — brian

    Will Holder Be Attorney General? - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • In the case of the redoutable Captain Sullenberger of Hudson River fame, he actually took the controls away from his copilot after the bird strike rather than abandoning the controls and, in his description of the incident, let the passengers do the praying since he was too busy with the technical demands of ditching an airliner in a river after losing all power at low altitude and low speed.

    Pilot Who Prayed Before Crash Sentenced in Italy - The Lede Blog - NYTimes.com

  • They are posting their opinions on the comments section of the latest reviews done by the redoutable Harriet.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • Tandis que l'étau se resserre autour d'elle, la psychiatre doit vivre avec la menace de l'Anaconda, redoutable psychopathe qu'un an plus tôt elle avait contribué à arrêter, et qui s'est évadé.

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • Not only is her redoutable mother MP for Crewe, but her grandfather, Morgan Phillips, was General Secretary of the Party back in the 1950's!

    Lobbyists

  • Mais tout ceci n'est en fait qu'un leurre pour dissimuler l'arrivée imminente d'une bien plus redoutable menace!

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • The redoutable Pedant General in Ordinary uses this little exchange as a test case of his treatise on Taking Offence.

    Plant photography, anyone?

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