daredevil
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈdɛədɛvəl/, [ˈdɛədɛvəɫ]
Noun

daredevil (plural daredevils)

  1. A person who engages in very risky behavior, especially one who is motivated by a craving for excitement or attention. [from 1794]
    Synonyms: adrenaline junkie, adventurer, thrill-seeker
    Even as a youngster, Steven was a bit of a daredevil riding up homemade wooden ramps on his BMX.
Translations Adjective

daredevil

  1. Recklessly bold; adventurous. [from 1832]
    The climatic scene of “Rebel without a Cause” is the group of very daredevil teens playing chicken.
Translations Verb

daredevil (daredevils, present participle daredevilling; past and past participle daredevilled)

  1. (intransitive) To behave in a reckless, adventurous, or physically risky manner



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