2. Adjective. printed in boldface ¹
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Medical Definition of Bold-faced
1. 1. Somewhat impudent; lacking modesty; as, a bold-faced woman. "I have seen enough to confute all the bold-faced atheists of this age." (Bramhall) 2. Having a conspicuous or heavy face. This line is bold-faced nonpareil. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bold-faced
bold-faced (current term)
Literary usage of Bold-faced
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Fortunes of Nigel by Walter Scott (1878)
"... however varied by diversity of verbal arrangement, sounded flat when mingled with the rich and recommendatory oratory of the bold-faced, deep-mouthed, ..."
2. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1892)
"... stamped, stenciled, or marked thereon the true name of such substance in ordinary bold-faced capital letter», not less than five-line pica in size, ..."
3. The Practice of Typography: Correct Composition, a Treatise on Spelling by Theodore Low De Vinne (1902)
"... for display in school-books: bold-faced lower-case. bold-faced capital letters. bold-faced italic lower- ..."