daredevil

[ dair-dev-uh l ]
/ ˈdɛərˌdɛv əl /

noun

a recklessly daring person.

adjective

recklessly daring.

Origin of daredevil

First recorded in 1785–95; dare + devil
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daredevil

/ (ˈdɛəˌdɛvəl) /

noun

a recklessly bold person

adjective

reckless; daring; bold

Derived Forms

daredevilry or daredeviltry, noun
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