Examples from the Web for daredevil
His daredevil talent catapulted him to global fame as one of the greatest F1 drivers of all time.Formula 1 Champion Michael Schumacher In Coma After Ski Accident|Barbie Latza Nadeau|December 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I mean, I completely understand why people see me as a daredevil.Nik Wallenda Will Tightrope Walk Across the Grand Canyon, and He’s Not Even Nervous|Anna Brand|June 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Riders from Russia's Kremlin Riding School formed a human pyramid on galloping mounts in a daredevil show of horseback acrobatics.
Back home, “Queen Bess” found fame as a daredevil stunt pilot and parachute jumper.Red Tails Overlooks the Story of America’s First Black Pilots|Marc Wortman|January 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And now, thanks to a few minutes of daredevil antics on big screens around the world, it is doing so.Stand Aside, Tom Cruise: The Real Star of ‘Ghost Protocol’ Is the Dubai Skyscraper He Scales|Alex Ritman|December 30, 2011|DAILY BEAST
The audacity of his daredevil recklessness was become a proverb.A Texas Ranger|William MacLeod Raine
It was the same madcap, daredevil boy mellowed and strengthened by contact with the outside world.Kennedy Square|F. Hopkinson Smith
A man who knew Jake's record in another county started a dark rumor which finally reached Lum and sent him after the daredevil.In Happy Valley|John Fox
Where were you when your boy friend and his daredevil aces came over?And Then the Town Took Off|Richard Wilson
We do not see the daredevil trooper of Languedoc and Munster, the duellist, the master of the roistering watch-beating Paunsfords.Sir Walter Ralegh|William Stebbing
British Dictionary definitions for daredevil
Word Origin and History for daredevil
1794, "recklessly daring person," from dare (v.) + devil (n.). The devil might refer to the person, or the sense might be "one who dares the devil (cf. scarecrow, pickpocket, cutthroat). As an adjective, from 1832.