Associations to the word «Bold»


BOLD, noun. (obsolete) A dwelling; habitation; building.
BOLD, adjective. Courageous, daring.
BOLD, adjective. (typography) (of typefaces) Having thicker strokes than the ordinary form of the typeface.
BOLD, adjective. Presumptuous.
BOLD, adjective. Full-bodied.
BOLD, verb. (transitive) To make (a font or some text) bold.
BOLD, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To make bold or daring.
BOLD, verb. (intransitive) (obsolete) To become bold.
BOLD AS BRASS, adjective. (simile) Very bold; very brave.

Dictionary definition

BOLD, noun. A typeface with thick heavy lines.
BOLD, adjective. Fearless and daring; "bold settlers on some foreign shore"; "a bold speech"; "a bold adventure".
BOLD, adjective. Clear and distinct; "bold handwriting"; "a figure carved in bold relief"; "a bold design".
BOLD, adjective. Very steep; having a prominent and almost vertical front; "a bluff headland"; "where the bold chalk cliffs of England rise"; "a sheer descent of rock".

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy