Definition of daredevil in English:

daredevil

Syllabification: dare·dev·il
Pronunciation: /ˈde(ə)rˌdevəl
 
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noun

  • A reckless person who enjoys doing dangerous things.
    More example sentences
    • 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.
    Synonyms
    thrill-seeker, adventurer, madcap, exhibitionist, swashbuckler; stuntman
    informal show-off

adjective

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Derivatives

daredevilry

noun
More example sentences
  • 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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