Definition of audacious adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɔːˈdeɪʃəs//
; NAmE NAmE//ɔːˈdeɪʃəs//
(formal) Brave
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willing to take risks or to do something shocking synonym daring an audacious decision See related entries: Brave Word Origin mid 16th cent.: from Latin audax, audac- ‘bold’ (from audere ‘dare’) + -ious.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: audacious