Synonyms for boldboʊld

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. boldface, bold face, bold(adj)

    a typeface with thick heavy lines

    Synonyms:
    boldface, bold face, bold

    Antonyms:
    bashful, coy, timorous, inconspicuous, gradual, fearful, intimidated, invisible, trepid, timid, mousy, mousey

  2. bold(adj)

    fearless and daring

    Synonyms:
    sheer, bluff

    Antonyms:
    trepid, mousey, fearful, gradual, bashful, invisible, intimidated, timorous, timid, mousy, coy, inconspicuous

  3. bold(adj)

    clear and distinct

    Synonyms:
    sheer, bluff

    Antonyms:
    timid, bashful, mousey, fearful, intimidated, timorous, trepid, coy, invisible, gradual, inconspicuous, mousy

  4. bluff, bold, sheer(adj)

    very steep; having a prominent and almost vertical front

    Synonyms:
    rank(a), transparent, sheer(a), absolute, cobwebby, vapourous, plain, diaphanous, right-down, sheer, see-through, vaporous, gossamer, filmy, bluff, bold, unmingled, gauze-like, unmixed, downright, gauzy, out-and-out(a)

    Antonyms:
    gradual, trepid, fearful, intimidated, mousy, inconspicuous, coy, timorous, mousey, timid, bashful, invisible

English Synonyms and Antonyms, by James Champlin Fernald

  1. bold

    Bluff is a word of good meaning, as are frank and open. The bluff man talks and laughs loudly and freely, says and does whatever he pleases with fearless good nature, and with no thought of annoying or giving pain to others. The blunt man says things which he is perfectly aware are disagreeable, either from a defiant indifference to others' feelings, or from the pleasure of tormenting.

    Synonyms:
    abrupt, bluff, blunt, blustering, brusk, coarse, discourteous, frank, impolite, inconsiderate, open, plain-spoken, rough, rude, uncivil, unmannerly

    Antonyms:
    bland, courteous, genial, polished, polite, refined, reserved, urbane

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