Definition of Daredevil

1. Noun. A reckless impetuous irresponsible person.

Exact synonyms: Harum-scarum, Hothead, Lunatic, Madcap, Swashbuckler
Generic synonyms: Adventurer, Venturer
Specialized synonyms: Tearaway
Derivative terms: Harum-scarum



2. Adjective. Presumptuously daring. "A daredevil test pilot having the right stuff"
Exact synonyms: Temerarious
Similar to: Bold
Derivative terms: Temerity

Definition of Daredevil

1. n. A reckless fellow. Also used adjectively; as, dare-devil excitement.

Definition of Daredevil

1. Noun. A person who risks life and limb for a living, or to be seen ¹

2. Adjective. recklessly bold; adventurous ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Daredevil

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Daredevil

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1. Scottish and Irish terriers by Williams Haynes (1912)
"CHAPTER I " DIEHARD " AND " daredevil " DIEHARD " and " daredevil "—it looks ... The Scottish and Irish terriers, " Diehard " and " daredevil," being game, ..."

2. Famous Cavalry Leaders: Through the Ages with the Heroes of Sabre, Spur, and by Charles Haven Ladd Johnston (1908)
"At last the excited horse turned suddenly into the yard of a wayside Tavern and the amused and interested guests seized the daredevil rider by the legs and ..."

3. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"Characteristic of or appropriate to a daredevil ; reckless ; inconsiderately ... The character or conduct of a daredevil; recklessness; venturesomeness. ..."

4. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine by Roy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress) (1913)
"He did not look at all like a daredevil just then, but merely a rather ... The daredevil shifted uncomfortably, and his own eyes wandered over the room as ..."

5. The English Language by Robert Gordon Latham (1855)
"The words spitfire and daredevil seem exceptions to it. At the first glance it seems, in the case of a spitfire, that what he (or she) spits is fire; ..."

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