Definition of lionhearted in English:

lionhearted

adjective

  • Brave and determined.

    ‘a brilliant, lionhearted second-half comeback’
    • ‘In ideal conditions the lionhearted Listowel man turned in the performance of his life and was a very popular winner of the high-profile race.’
    • ‘He picked up a double injury to his neck and leg, but like the lionhearted player he is, he played on.’
    • ‘Well done to the gallant band of Waterford men who gave such a lionhearted display of hurling on Sunday last in Thurles.’
    • ‘He relied on the principles of control and movement to make up for his lack of velocity, but it was his lionhearted approach that won him the most praise.’
    • ‘There has been glowing praise heaped on him for his lionhearted performances.’
    • ‘They have developed the habit of falling flat with a winnable situation in sight, particularly after ‘redeeming’ themselves with lionhearted efforts against the odds.’
    • ‘Senior police officers want lionhearted members of the public to contact them, or other groups, and improve the city's environment for everyone.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘They are the direct descendants of lionhearted British combatants of old.’
    • ‘It's not that he's such a lionhearted defender, with abrasiveness and impact.’
    • ‘He stands in the public mind for lionhearted crisis management.’
    • ‘They haven't always been given the credit in the past their lionhearted endeavours have deserved.’
    • ‘And with that, Richard the lionhearted gave us everything he's kept to himself and a small circle of friends.’
    brave, courageous, valiant, gallant, intrepid, valorous, fearless, bold, daring
    stout-hearted, stalwart, staunch, heroic, audacious, resolute, undaunted, dauntless, doughty, plucky, game, mettlesome, assertive
    gutsy, spunky
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Pronunciation:

lionhearted

/ˈlʌɪənhɑːtɪd/