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daredevil

[ dair-dev-uhl ]
/ ˈdɛərˌdɛv əl /
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noun
a recklessly daring person.
adjective
recklessly daring.
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Origin of daredevil

First recorded in 1785–95; dare + devil
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British Dictionary definitions for daredevil

daredevil
/ (ˈdɛəˌdɛvəl) /

noun
a recklessly bold person
adjective
reckless; daring; bold

Derived forms of daredevil

daredevilry or daredeviltry, noun
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