verb (used with object), bold·faced, bold·fac·ing.
- bold as brass,
- bold face,
Origin of boldface
Examples from the Web for boldface
Note: Unusual words that are playable in Scrabble appear in this article in boldface.Well, La Ti Da: Stephin Merritt’s Winning Little Words of Scrabble|David Bukszpan|October 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The boldface names at the event were all Democrats: Barack Obama and former presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter spoke.
Let me put this in boldface: Heritage's cost estimates are driven not primarily by welfare, but by healthcare.You Can't Wish Away the Facts About Immigration Amnesty|David Frum|May 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The boldface fashion houses have not had an easy time during Paris fashion shows.
One morning it was printed on the first pages of all newspapers in boldface type.Germany, The Next Republic?|Carl W. Ackerman
In the body of the Dictionary, italics and boldface are as in the original.A Concise Anglo-Saxon Dictionary|John R. Clark Hall
Abbreviated titles of the most frequently cited works are given here in boldface.Alida|Amelia Stratton Comfield
Some in-line paragraph headings are in boldface and some are in italics; this emphasis has been retained.Evolution|Joseph Le Conte
Single underlinings have been rendered in italics, double underlinings in boldface.Clarissa: Preface, Hints of Prefaces, and Postscript|Samuel Richardson