Pot-valiant
Pot-valiant Pot"-val`iant, a. Having the courage given by drink. --Smollett. [1913 Webster]

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  • pot-valiant — [pät′val′yənt] adj. valiant and bold from drunkenness …   English World dictionary

  • pot-valiant — pot valiantly, adv. pot valor /pot val euhr/, pot valiancy /pot val yeuhn see/, n. /pot val yeuhnt/, adj. brave only as a result of being drunk. [1635 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • pot-valiant — /ˈpɒt væljənt/ (say pot valyuhnt) adjective brave only when drunk. –pot valiance, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • pot-valiant — adjective Having bravado from drunkenness. Syn: in ones armour …   Wiktionary

  • pot-valiant — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : bold or courageous under the influence of alcoholic drink …   Useful english dictionary

  • pot-val|iant — «POT VAL yuhnt», adjective. brave through drink: »a man who has drunk himself pot valiant (Tobias Smollett) …   Useful english dictionary

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  • valiant — adj 1. brave, courageous, valorous, heroic, hero like, stout hearted, lionhearted, greathearted; virile, manly, manful, gallant, chivalrous, chivalric; intrepid, fearless, unafraid, dauntless, dreadless, aweless, nervy, Sl. gutsy, unblenching,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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  • courageous — adj 1. brave, valiant, valorous, heroic, hero like, stout hearted, lionhearted, iron hearted, great hearted; virile, manly, manful, gallant, chivalrous, chivalric; intrepid, fearless, unafraid, dauntless, dreadless, aweless, nervy, Sl. gutsy,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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