One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Excessively bold.‘outlaws from the forests had grown overbold’
reckless, impetuous, impulsive, hasty, overhasty, foolhardy, incautious, precipitate, precipitous, premature, careless, heedless, thoughtless, imprudent, foolish, headstrong, adventurous, over-adventurous, hot-headed, daredevil, devil-may-care, audacious, indiscreetView synonyms
- ‘The best labourers will be furnished by those races of mankind which are neither wholly spiritless nor yet overbold.’
- ‘His vices must be that he can be overbold and cruel at times.’
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