dauntless

[ dawnt-lis, dahnt- ]
/ ˈdɔnt lɪs, ˈdɑnt- /

adjective

not to be daunted or intimidated; fearless; intrepid; bold: a dauntless hero.

noun

(initial capital letter)Also called Douglas SBD. the principal U.S. Navy fleet bomber of early World War II, capable of carrying bombs or depth charges and particularly successful as a dive bomber.

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Origin of dauntless

First recorded in 1585–95; daunt + -less

OTHER WORDS FROM dauntless

daunt·less·ly, adverbdaunt·less·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for dauntless

dauntless
/ (ˈdɔːntlɪs) /

adjective

bold; fearless; intrepid

Derived forms of dauntless

dauntlessly, adverbdauntlessness, noun
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