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

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne