Definition of fearless in US English:



  • Lacking fear.

    ‘a fearless defender of freedom’
    • ‘He is a fearless defender and truly puts his body on the line.’
    • ‘People think I'm fearless but I'm not, I can get very afraid at times.’
    • ‘Their fearless willingness to sacrifice their lives made them deadly killing machines.’
    • ‘How can they hold their heads high with this guy as their fearless leader?’
    • ‘You are looking for a fearless lover, one willing to create a romance that will unleash your passions.’
    • ‘On the one hand, you're a bold and fearless maven of modern times, but on the other, slings and arrows hurt!’
    • ‘Being a firefighter requires much more than a brave, fearless approach and a calm nature.’
    • ‘Gertrude was brought up to be physically fearless and intellectually confident.’
    • ‘Our fearless comedians, who strive every year to find new taboos to breach, are scared of breaching the only one that matters today.’
    • ‘But much of the positive change that has taken place in the town can be tied to her fearless resolve.’
    • ‘These fish were fearless in their journey upstream, and no pesky tourists were going to perturb them.’
    • ‘Everything he did demonstrated his fearless approach to a game he makes look easy.’
    • ‘As before, they expressed no worry; it seemed foolish of them to be so fearless.’
    • ‘That figure is fearless, whether in the face of the enemy or of death itself.’
    • ‘This is a show in which our fearless heroine encounters an army of female super-robots!’
    • ‘Well, worry no more, for this fearless column has a solution.’
    • ‘No, they had a fearless leader screaming at them about fear and impending doom.’
    • ‘I look forward, in the interests of justice and fearless investigative journalism, to future exposés.’
    • ‘He is a fearless crusader for the rights of the underprivileged, such as his son.’
    • ‘For those who thought the era of tough and fearless investigative journalism was over, take heart!’
    • ‘He has decent speed and great strength, but his best attribute is his nose for the ball and fearless style of play.’
    • ‘You are fearless in that you do things that may cause you or another harm.’
    • ‘He is one of the fastest players and most fearless hitters on the team, even at a mere 195 pounds.’
    • ‘It is compassionate, frank, courageous, plain, fearless and confident.’
    • ‘What does this reveal about their stance as fearless truth-tellers always prepared to rebut the lies of the corporate press?’
    • ‘Only those who think they are brave and fearless will be allowed entry into what will be the spookiest house in the midlands on the day.’
    • ‘Be fearless and unafraid because really, you're only going to meet yourself.’
    • ‘Our fearless leader drilled us on the fine points of clinching the donation.’
    • ‘But as she stood there fearless and prepared for the worst, she felt something new.’
    • ‘A fearless person could not be courageous, because courage is all about the mind dominating fear.’
    • ‘It has everything to do with where your heart is and being fearless and full of hope.’
    • ‘He combined a keen sense of humor with a bold witness and fearless preaching of the Word of God.’
    • ‘He was a fearless racer who made both friends and enemies on the track.’
    • ‘Although all are fearless runners, none is instinctive enough to anticipate running lanes.’
    • ‘This column likes to think of itself as pretty fearless, but there are some subjects which are so explosive that I hardly know how to start.’
    • ‘She is my favorite author because she was so challenging, so fearless, so intelligent.’
    • ‘Both men were fearless practitioners of their art - except when it came to one act.’
    • ‘He's a modern artist of the old school: utterly fearless, profoundly confusing and completely bonkers.’
    • ‘The best antidote to error is the full and fearless proclamation of the truth.’
    • ‘Let's use the Internet to project our independent, fearless voices to the world.’
    bold, brave, courageous, intrepid, valiant, valorous, gallant, plucky, lionhearted, stout-hearted, heroic, daring, dynamic, spirited, mettlesome, confident, audacious, indomitable, doughty
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