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Meaning of BOLD-FACED

Pronunciation:  'bowld`feyst

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  unrestrained by convention or propriety; "an audacious trick to pull"; "a barefaced hypocrite"; "the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim"- Los Angeles Times; "bold-faced lies"; "brazen arrogance"; "the modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress"- Bertrand Russell

BOLD-FACED is a 10 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: audacious, barefaced, bodacious, brassy, brazen, brazen-faced, insolent, unashamed



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Bold"-faced`\, a.
1. Somewhat impudent; lacking modesty; as, a bold-faced

         I have seen enough to confute all the bold-faced
         atheists of this age.                 --Bramhall.

2. (Print.) Having a conspicuous or heavy face.

Note: This line is bold-faced nonpareil.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: aweless, barefaced, blackface, bold, bold as brass, boldface, boldfaced, brassy, brazen, brazenfaced, cheeky, chromotypic, chromotypographic, forward, fresh, full-faced, impudent, lightface, lost to shame, lower-case, nervy, pert, phototypic, sassy, shameless, smart, smart-alecky, stereotypic, swaggering, typographic, unabashed, unblushing, upper-case