Definition of daredevil in English:


Line breaks: dare|devil
Pronunciation: /ˈdɛːdɛv(ə)l


  • A reckless person who enjoys doing dangerous things: spectators watched in horror as the nineteen-year-old daredevil smashed into the ground
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    • The helicopter crews are not daredevils, indifferent to danger.
    • Before the train comes to a stop, the youthful daredevils jump down the moving train in reckless abandon in a stunt termed ‘istaff’.
    • Herzog states often that his movies are not crafted on the backs of daredevils or those with a reckless disregard for human safety.
    madcap, hothead, adventurer, exhibitionist, swashbuckler; stuntman; British tearaway
    informal show-off, showboat
    dated desperado


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  • BOLLYWOOD ACTION hero Akshay Kumar alias Rajiv Bhatia who is well-known not only for his debonair looks but also for his daredevilry and death-defying stunts on the silver screen was in Delhi on Monday.
  • It is slated to be a wacky contest and the combatants have been asked to perform professional stunts that have a ‘fair amount of daredevilry thrown in for the gasp and sigh quotient.’
  • But, remember that the clincher in selecting the winners would be that spark of daredevilry that exemplifies the channel's spirit of action and adventurous.

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