Definition of "daring" []

  • Willing to take or seek out risks; bold and venturesome. See Synonyms at adventurous. (adjective)
  • Audacious bravery; boldness. (noun)
  • Bold or adventurous; reckless (adjective)

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  • Courage in taking risks; boldness (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "daring" in a sentence
  • "I totally admire your courage in daring to print the name X--- in your blog."
  • "Daylight still engaged in daring speculations, as, for instance, at the impending outbreak of the Japanese-Russian War, when, in the face of the experience and power of the shipping gamblers, he reached out and clutched practically a monopoly of available steamer-charters."
  • "Noted for his daring and success as a surgeon, through the days and weeks that followed Linday exceeded himself in daring and success."