Audacious means daring and fearless. If you are audacious, you are not afraid to do or say anything.

  • He was very audacious, and he dared to kiss her.

  • The audacious stunt was risky, but it was successful.

Definition of audacious


invulnerable to fear or intimidation


brave, dauntless, fearless, hardy, intrepid, unfearing


unrestrained by convention or propriety


bald-faced, barefaced, bodacious, brassy, brazen, brazen-faced, insolent


disposed to venture or take risks


daring, venturesome, venturous

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Example Sentences for audacious

  • 1

    Yudi is furious at the audacious arrogance of this stranger.

  • 2

    Boko Haram has become insolently audacious and resolutely bold.

  • 3

    The color is bold and audacious, so it usually dilutes the colors around it.

  • 4

    That was such an audacious thing to do at the time.

  • 5

    The affair was ruled as an audacious hoax.

  • 6

    The architectural effect is audacious and picturesque.

  • 7

    The metaphor of drawing a bullseye is however audacious.

  • 8

    The proceeding of Epiphanius of Salamis is more audacious.

  • 9

    They mix many different styles in an audacious fashion.

  • 10

    Audacious claims like this need the backing of a scholarly source.