Definition of Daredevilry

1. Noun. Boldness as manifested in rash and daredevil behavior.

Exact synonyms: Daredeviltry
Generic synonyms: Boldness, Daring, Hardihood, Hardiness



Definition of Daredevilry

1. Noun. reckless boldness. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Daredevilry

1. [n -RIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Daredevilry

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darbouka
darboukas
darbs
darbuka
darbukah
darbukas
darcies
darckness
darcy
darcys
dare
dared
daredevil
daredevilries
daredevilry (current term)
daredevils
daredeviltries
daredeviltry
daredn't
dareful
daren't
darer
darers
dares
daresay
darest
dareth
darg
darga

Literary usage of Daredevilry

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1. A Survey of English Literature 1780-1880 by Oliver Elton (1920)
"... such as ' Waken, lords and ladies gay ' and ' Anna Marie ' ; or with swinging daredevilry, like the dactyls of ' March, march, Ettrick and Teviotdale ..."

2. Memoirs of Emma, Lady Hamilton: The Friend of Lord Nelson and the Court of by Walter Sydney Sichel (1910)
"... enthusiasm—an enthusiasm which accentuated his bitterness whenever it was damped or disappointed. A daredevil himself, he loved daredevilry in others. ..."

3. Ainsworth's Magazine: A Miscellany of Romance, General Literature, & Art by William Harrison Ainsworth, George Cruikshank, Hablot Knight Browne (1845)
"Whether thunderstruck at the daredevilry of his opponent, or unwilling to take the life of one whom he considered mad, the Frenchman, for such he was, ..."

4. Emma Lady Hamilton from New and Original Sources and Documents: Together by Walter Sydney Sichel (1907)
"A daredevil himself, he loved daredevilry in others. In Emma as he idealised her, he hailed a nature that could respond, encourage, brace, and even inspire, ..."

5. When we were boys: A Novel by William O'Brien (1890)
"When the ladies had left the room, he tried a couple of old stories of his own for want of better—stories of more or less creditable fun and daredevilry, ..."

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