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Definition of "courageous" []

  • Having or characterized by courage; valiant. See Synonyms at brave. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "courageous" in a sentence
  • "LAMB: What it takes to be -- I mean, when would you put the label courageous on?"
  • "The budget he put together was' - I think he used the word 'courageous' - 'in getting out there and starting the conversation,' said Craig Schoenfeld, an attorney and former George W. Bush organizer in the Gingrich camp."
  • "The term courageous restraint refers to a concept which is being considered for Nato forces in Afghanistan."