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bold

  

      adj  
1    courageous, confident, and fearless; ready to take risks  
2    showing or requiring courage  
a bold plan     
3    immodest or impudent  
she gave him a bold look     
4    standing out distinctly; conspicuous  
a figure carved in bold relief     
5    very steep  
the bold face of the cliff     
6    imaginative in thought or expression  
the novel's bold plot     
7      (Printing)   set in bold face  
      n  
8      (Printing)      short for       bold face  
     (Old English beald; related to Old Norse ballr dangerous, terrible, baldinn defiant, Old High German bald bold)  
  boldly      adv  
  boldness      n  


bold face  
      n  
1      (Printing)   a weight of type characterized by thick heavy lines, as the entry words in this dictionary  
   Compare       light face  
      adj  
  boldface  
2    (of type) having this weight  
Philip the Bold  
      n   1342--1404, duke of Burgundy (1363--1404), noted for his courage at Poitiers (1356) in the Hundred Years' War: regent of France for his nephew Charles VI (1368--88, 1392--1404)  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
descarado, negrita
adj.
low; cheap, dirty, sluttish (as behavior and/or look)
n.
young woman who adopts a unconventional behavior and look
term largely used in the 20's to describe women who acted contrary to what was commonly expected by going out, drinking, smoking, dancing, wearing make-up etc.
exp.
expression meaning that several or all members of a family have something in common (a skill, a feature, a path or a behavior)
E.g.: He became an actor too. It runs in the family.

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