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DAREDEVIL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does daredevil mean? 

DAREDEVIL (noun)
  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 


DAREDEVIL (noun)


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Meaning:

A reckless impetuous irresponsible person

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

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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Meaning:

Presumptuously daring

Synonyms:

daredevil; temerarious

Context example:

a daredevil test pilot having the right stuff

Similar:

bold (fearless and daring)


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