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Definition of bold:

  1. Exhibiting or requiring spirit and contempt of danger; planned with courage; daring; vigorous.
  2. Forward to meet danger; venturesome; daring; not timorous or shrinking from risk; brave; courageous.
  3. In a bad sense, too forward; taking undue liberties; over assuming or confident; lacking proper modesty or restraint; rude; impudent.
  4. Somewhat overstepping usual bounds, or conventional rules, as in art, literature, etc.; taking liberties in composition or expression; as, the figures of an author are bold.
  5. Standing prominently out to view; markedly conspicuous; striking the eye; in high relief.
  6. Steep; abrupt; prominent.
  7. To be or become bold.
  8. To make bold or daring.


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