- exceptionally courageous or brave.
Origin of lionhearted
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Examples from the Web for lion-hearted
But what sort do they say that Hercules was, my bold-minded, lion-hearted father?
And, as the rifle fell, so did lion-hearted Davy Crockett, to rise no more.For the Liberty of Texas
Lion-hearted as she was, she shrank from the storm of slander that broke on her.London Lectures of 1907
And his very body was beyond the reach of man, even of the most lion-hearted.The Rough Road
William John Locke
Don't you remember how as a little girl I always adored the Lion-hearted king?Mistress Anne
- very brave; courageous
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