adjective, brav·er, brav·est.
- a bully.
- a boast or challenge.
verb (used with object), braved, brav·ing.
verb (used without object), braved, brav·ing.
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Except the Braves did not win 14 straight pennants (they did win 14 straight division titles), and Smoltz is a also Republican.Conservative Curt Says His Politics, Not His Pitching, Kept Him Out of the Hall of Fame|Ben Jacobs|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In a chapter titled “Fox Den,” he braves brambles in an attempt to follow his neighborhood urban fox.Discovering Underground Labyrinths, Remote Cities, and More of the World’s Lost Places|Nina Strochlic|July 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It seems telling that “Braves” was somehow not authentic enough for Marshall.
The braves made trouble with neighboring tribes, attracting the displeasure of the Canadian Mounties.
We need our tough-guy writers just like we need everyone who braves the vast fields of unpretentious, popular fiction.
Now her strength will almost fail; Tranquil, she braves the fearful gale.Collection of Nebraska Pioneer Reminiscences|Nebraska Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Whiskey made the long knives so foolish that when they looked at one of our braves they saw ten.Shaman|Robert Shea
Such Indian braves as have fallen have long since been picked up by their raging comrades and borne away.Trumpeter Fred|Charles King
The "president" made better time in getting away from the seat of government than was made by the braves in butternut.A Boy Trooper With Sheridan|Stanton P. Allen
The standard of the Kish-ko-guis or long hairs, is red, and that of the Osh-cushis or braves, blue.Great Indian Chief of the West|Benjamin Drake
British Dictionary definitions for brave
- having or displaying courage, resolution, or daring; not cowardly or timid
- (as collective noun preceded by the)the brave