Synonyms of bold in English:

bold


See definition of bold

adjective

1‘Derby's manager made another bold move into the transfer market’

SYNONYMS

daring, intrepid, courageous, brave, valiant, fearless, unafraid, undaunted, dauntless, valorous

audacious, adventurous, dashing, heroic, gallant, swashbuckling, adventuresome, daredevil, venturesome, plucky, unflinching

spirited, confident, positive, decisive, assured, enterprising

rash, reckless, brash, foolhardy

informal gutsy, spunky, ballsy, game, feisty

literary temerarious

ANTONYMS

timid, unadventurous

2‘a bold streetwise young girl’

SYNONYMS

brazen, shameless, forward, brash, impudent, audacious, cheeky, saucy, cocky, pert, impertinent, insolent, presumptuous, immodest, unabashed, unreserved, barefaced, unshrinking, defiant, brass-necked, bold as brass

informal brassy, sassy

ANTONYMS

retiring

3‘a bold pattern of yellow and black’

SYNONYMS

striking, vivid, bright, strong, eye-catching, conspicuous, distinct, pronounced, prominent, obvious, outstanding, well marked, showy, flashy, gaudy, lurid, garish

ANTONYMS

pale

4‘cross references are printed in bold type’

SYNONYMS

heavy, thick, clear, conspicuous, distinct, pronounced, outstanding

ANTONYMS

light, roman