Bold vs. Daring

Bold vs. Daring — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Bold and Daring

Boldadjective

Fearless and daring; courageous

a bold leader.

Daringadjective

Willing to take or seek out risks; bold and venturesome.

Boldadjective

Requiring or exhibiting courage or daring

a bold voyage to unknown lands.

Daringadjective

Involving great risk or danger

a daring rescue.

Boldadjective

Unduly forward and brazen; impudent

a bold, sassy child.

Daringnoun

Audacious bravery; boldness.

Boldadjective

Strikingly different or unconventional; arresting or provocative

"[He] laid out a bold, new vision for America's leading universities" (Jerome Karabel).

Daringverb

present participle of dare

Boldadjective

Clear and distinct to the eye; conspicuous

bold colors.a bold pattern.

Daringadjective

Adventurous, willing to take on or look for risks; overbold.

Boldadjective

Strong or pronounced; prominent

the bold flavor of ginger.

Daringadjective

Courageous or showing bravery; doughty.

Boldadjective

Steep or abrupt in grade or terrain

"The two walk along the high, bold, rocky shore" (Harriet Beecher Stowe).

Daringadjective

Racy; sexually provocative.

Boldadjective

(Printing) Boldface.

Daringnoun

Boldness.

Boldnoun

(obsolete) A dwelling; habitation; building.

Daringnoun

a challenge to do something dangerous or foolhardy;

he could never refuse a dare

Boldadjective

Courageous, daring.

Bold deeds win admiration and, sometimes, medals.

Daringnoun

the trait of being willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger;

the proposal required great boldness

Boldadjective

Visually striking; conspicuous.

the painter's bold use of colour and outline

Daringadjective

disposed to venture or take risks;

audacious visions of the total conquest of spacean audacious interpretation of two Jacobean dramasthe most daring of contemporary fiction writersa venturesome investora venturous spirit

Boldadjective

Having thicker strokes than the ordinary form of the typeface.

The last word of this sentence is bold.

Daringadjective

radically new or original;

an avant-garde theater piece

Boldadjective

Presumptuous, forward or impudent.

Boldadjective

(Ireland) Naughty; insolent; badly-behaved.

All of her children are terribly bold and never do as they are told.

Boldadjective

Full-bodied.

Boldadjective

(Philippines) Pornographic; depicting nudity.

Boldadjective

Steep or abrupt.

Boldverb

(transitive) To make (a font or some text) bold.

Boldverb

To make bold or daring.

Boldverb

To become bold.

Boldnoun

a typeface with thick heavy lines

Boldadjective

fearless and daring;

bold settlers on some foreign shorea bold speecha bold adventure

Boldadjective

clear and distinct;

bold handwritinga figure carved in bold reliefa bold design

Boldadjective

very steep; having a prominent and almost vertical front;

a bluff headlandwhere the bold chalk cliffs of England risea sheer descent of rock