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



BrE BrE//ɪnˈtrepɪd//
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈtrepɪd//
(formal, often humorous) Brave
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very brave; not afraid of danger or difficulties synonym fearless an intrepid explorer See related entries: Brave Word Originlate 17th cent.: from French intrépide or Latin intrepidus, from in- ‘not’ + trepidus ‘alarmed’.Extra examples Traders and missionaries often proved themselves to be intrepid explorers.
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