Daring - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈderɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word daring
Brit.  |ˈdeərɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word daring
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to dare

noun

- a challenge to do something dangerous or foolhardy (syn: dare)
- the trait of being willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger (syn: boldness, hardihood, hardiness)
- disposed to venture or take risks (syn: audacious, venturesome, venturous)
the most daring of contemporary fiction writers
- radically new or original (syn: avant- garde)

Examples

a daring reporter who has covered several wars

She's a daring innovator in the field of biotechnology.

a daring plan to steal the famous painting

She decided to wear a daring dress to the party.

ideas that are new and daring

the artist's daring use of color

Skydiving requires both skill and daring.

He performs the trick with the daring of a stuntman.

the most daring of contemporary fiction writers

The prisoners attempted a daring escape.

His daring attitude toward risks is a major part of his makeup.

...the city's firefighters routinely put their lives in jeopardy by executing daring rescues...

...the daring exploits of the French legionaries have long been the stuff of literary and cinematic legend...

It was a daring attempt but he carried it off.

They managed to bring off the most daring jewellery robbery in history.

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