Definition of Overbold

1. Adjective. Improperly forward or bold. "Don't get wise with me!"

Exact synonyms: Fresh, Impertinent, Impudent, Sassy, Saucy, Smart, Wise
Similar to: Forward
Derivative terms: Freshness, Impertinence, Impudence, Impudence, Sass, Sauciness



Definition of Overbold

1. a. Excessively or presumptuously bold; impudent.

Definition of Overbold

1. Adjective. Too bold; impertinent or overreaching. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Overbold

1. excessively bold or forward [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overbold

overbleached
overbleaches
overbleaching
overblew
overblouse
overblouses
overblow
overblowing
overblown
overblows
overboard
overboil
overboiled
overboiling
overboils
overbold (current term)
overboldness
overbook
overbooked
overbooker
overbookers
overbooking
overbookings
overbookish
overbooks
overboot
overboots
overbore
overborn
overborne

Literary usage of Overbold

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1. Famous Composers and Their Works by John Knowles Paine, Theodore Thomas, Karl Klauser (1891)
"He has outlived every mutation thus far, and it is perhaps not overbold to prophesy that his fame will endure long after the vague, restless and labored ..."

2. The Earthly Paradise: A Poem by William Morris (1871)
"Reddened now The hedges, and in gardens many a bough Was overbold of buds. Sweet days, indeed, Although past road and bridge, through wood and mead, ..."

3. Gymnastic Problems by Jakob Bolin (1917)
"Stand as before at the left end of the bar; jump to overhang; overbold; ... As exercise 4 and 5 in a bent arm hang with underhold; also with overbold. 8. ..."

4. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1903)
"And Sir Gawaine said: " Not overbold, lady; but only bold enough for to maintain my rights." At this speech the Lady Guinevere's face flamed like fire and ..."

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