bold ADJECTIVE 1) confident and courageous. 2) dated audacious; impudent. 3) (of a colour or design) strong or vivid. 4) (of type) having thick strokes.
NOUN a bold typeface.
be so bold as to — Cf. ↑be so bold as to
as bold as brass — Cf. ↑as bold as brass
DERIVATIVES boldly adverb boldness noun.
ORIGIN Old English.

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