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Definition of derring-do noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

derring-do

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌdɛrɪŋ ˈdu//
 
[uncountable] (old-fashioned) (humorous)
 
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brave actions, like those in adventure stories tales of derring-do
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