Definition of lionhearted in English:

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lionhearted

Pronunciation: /ˈlʌɪənhɑːtɪd/

adjective

Brave and determined: a brilliant, lionhearted second-half comeback
More example sentences
  • But the other side of the coin is that there is no more committed, lionhearted, or determined a player in the game today, and when push comes to shove - as it will on Sunday - expect Captain Fantastic to take centre stage.
  • Well done to the gallant band of Waterford men who gave such a lionhearted display of hurling on Sunday last in Thurles.
  • He picked up a double injury to his neck and leg, but like the lionhearted player he is, he played on.
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lionheart

noun
Example sentences
  • Superstitious supporters are digging around in dusty cupboards and drawers looking for charms that could give our lionhearts a competitive edge as they prepare to face the flamboyant South Americans.
  • Half of Twickenham - and much of the wider game - saluted the old lionheart on his retirement.
  • He is no ball-winner, no lionheart in the tackle, but he covers space and channels back as part of his duty.

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