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 Dictionary entry overview: What does daredevil mean? 

  The noun DAREDEVIL has 1 sense:

1. a reckless impetuous irresponsible person

  Familiarity information: DAREDEVIL used as a noun is very rare.

DAREDEVIL (adjective)
  The adjective DAREDEVIL has 1 sense:

1. presumptuously daring

  Familiarity information: DAREDEVIL used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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A reckless impetuous irresponsible person

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people


daredevil; harum-scarum; madcap; swashbuckler; hothead; lunatic

Hypernyms ("daredevil" is a kind of...):

adventurer; venturer (a person who enjoys taking risks)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "daredevil"):

tearaway (a reckless and impetuous person)

DAREDEVIL (adjective)

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Presumptuously daring


daredevil; temerarious

Context example:

a daredevil test pilot having the right stuff


bold (fearless and daring)

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