bold-faced

  • 1 Bold-faced — a. 1. Somewhat impudent; lacking modesty; as, a bold faced woman. [1913 Webster] I have seen enough to confute all the bold faced atheists of this age. Bramhall. [1913 Webster] 2. (Print.) Having a conspicuous or heavy face; also called {boldfac …

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  • 2 bold-faced — bold facedly /bohld fay sid lee, fayst /, adv. bold facedness, n. /bohld fayst /, adj. 1. impudent; brazen: He had the bold faced effrontery to ask for a raise. 2. Print. (of type) having thick, heavy lines. [1585 95] * * * …

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  • 3 bold-faced — bold′ faced adj. 1) impudent; brazen 2) pri (of type) having thick lines • Etymology: 1585–95 bold′ fac ed•ly, adv. bold′ fac ed•ness, n …

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  • 4 bold-faced — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective 1. : having a bold face 2. : bold in manner or expression : forward, impudent bold faced ruffians 3. : having the character of boldface : set in boldface …

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  • 5 bold-faced — boldface oldface n. a typeface with thick heavy lines; also called {bold faced}. [WordNet 1.5] …

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  • 6 bold faced — Synonyms and related words: aweless, barefaced, blackface, bold, bold as brass, boldface, boldfaced, brassy, brazen, brazenfaced, cheeky, chromotypic, chromotypographic, forward, fresh, full faced, impudent, lightface, lost to shame, lower case,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 7 bold-faced — adjective Date: 1591 1. bold in manner or conduct ; impudent 2. (usually boldfaced) being or set in boldface …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 8 bold-faced — a. Impudent. See bold …

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  • 9 bold-faced — adjective a) brazen, audacious or impudent b) printed in boldface …

    Wiktionary

  • 10 bold faced — adj. insolent, rude, impudent, insolent; (Printing) with thick heavy lines …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 11 bold-faced — /ˈboʊld feɪst/ (say bohld fayst) adjective 1. impudent; brazen. 2. Printing (of type) having thick lines …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 12 Bold-faced type — Жирный шрифт …

    Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • 13 bold|face — «BOHLD FAYS», noun, adjective. –n. Printing. a heavy type that stands out clearly. Boldface has a thick face that prints blacker than ordinary type. Abbr: bf. –adj. 1. = bold faced [as in book]. (Cf. ↑bold faced) 2. very well known; famous. »When …

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  • 14 bold — a. 1. Fearless, dauntless, daring, valiant, valorous, doughty, undaunted, hardy, intrepid, courageous, brave, heroic, audacious, adventurous, gallant, spirited, mettlesome, manful, manly, stout hearted, bold spirited. 2. Confident, assured, self… …

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  • 15 bold — adj. 1 confidently assertive; adventurous, courageous. 2 forthright, impudent. 3 vivid, distinct, well marked (bold colours; a bold imagination). 4 Printing (in full bold face or faced) printed in a thick black typeface. Phrases and idioms: as… …

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  • 16 Faced — Face Face (f[=a]s), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Faced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Facing}.] 1. To meet in front; to oppose with firmness; to resist, or to meet for the purpose of stopping or opposing; to confront; to encounter; as, to face an enemy in the field… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 full-faced — /ˈfʊl feɪst/ (say fool fayst) adjective 1. having a plump or round face. 2. facing squarely towards the spectator or in a given direction. 3. Printing (of type) bold faced …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 18 black-faced — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : bold faced 3 …

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  • 19 brazen-faced — adjective Date: 1567 marked by insolence and bold disrespect < brazen faced assertions > …

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  • 20 bra|zen-faced — «BRAY zuhn FAYST», adjective. with bold, unblushing front; impudent …

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