Definitions of bold

  1. To make bold or daring.
  2. To be or become bold.
  3. Forward to meet danger; venturesome; daring; not timorous or shrinking from risk; brave; courageous.
  4. Exhibiting or requiring spirit and contempt of danger; planned with courage; daring; vigorous.
  5. In a bad sense, too forward; taking undue liberties; over assuming or confident; lacking proper modesty or restraint; rude; impudent.
  6. Somewhat overstepping usual bounds, or conventional rules, as in art, literature, etc.; taking liberties in composition or expression; as, the figures of an author are bold.
  7. Standing prominently out to view; markedly conspicuous; striking the eye; in high relief.
  8. Steep; abrupt; prominent.
  10. clear and distinct; " bold handwriting"; " a figure carved in bold relief"; " a bold design"
  11. Courageous; fearless; venturesome; planned or carried out with courage and spirit; steep; abrupt, as a cliff; prominent; as, newspaper headlines are printed in bold type; in high relief; rude; presuming; overstepping limitations.
  12. Daring or courageous: forward or impudent: executed with spirit: striking to the sight: steep or abrupt.
  13. Having or requiring courage or daring; impudent; conspicuous; abrupt.
  14. Possessing, showing, or requiring courage; fearless; audacious; impudent.
  15. Striking; vigorous; prominent.
  16. Courageous: daring; exhibiting courage; planned or executed with courage and spirit; rude; impudent standing out to view; striking; steep; abrupt.
  17. Daring; courageous; fearless; confident; rude; steep.