Definition of fearless in US English:



  • Lacking fear.

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