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boldfaced

Line breaks: bold|faced
Pronunciation: /ˈbəʊldfeɪst
 
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Definition of boldfaced in English:

adjective

1Printed in boldface type.
Example sentences
  • The compendium used boldfaced type to call attention to certain comments by him.
  • I've boldfaced the relevant bit.
  • The boldfaced editorial tagline was ‘Future Mr. O?’
2Flagrant or audacious: boldfaced lies
More example sentences
  • Jordan must have stayed up all night looking for a way out of his bold-faced lies.
  • The "miracle" in Houston was a bold faced lie.
  • Reader Jesse Malkin, however, caught Herbert in a bold-faced lie in his most recent column.

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