Try Our Apps
brave it out
Face danger or a difficult situation with courage. For example,
They had far fewer votes than the opposition, but they decided to brave it out
brazen it out
. Boast or swagger, act with impudent bravado. For example,
They hadn't been invited but decided to stay and brazen it out
The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Discover our greatest slideshows
Baseball Slang True Fans Should...
Use One Of These Words To Avoid...
Words Built For Speed
Hasta la Vista! 8 Goodbyes Worth...
Browse more topics on our blog
What Is the Difference Between Discreet and Discrete?
Learn the correct uses of these two commonly confused homophones.
What Character Was Removed from the Alphabet?
What mistaken pronunciation gave this character its name?
This small mark has two primary uses: to signify possession or omitted letters.
How Do I Get a Word into the Dictionary?
People invent new words all the time, but which ones actually make it?
Word of the Day
Word Value for
Words With Friends
Nearby words for brave it out
brave face, put on a
brave it out
brave new world
brave the elements
brave west winds