[ lahy-uh n-hahr-tid ]
/ ˈlaɪ ənˌhɑr tɪd /


exceptionally courageous or brave.


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Origin of lionhearted

First recorded in 1700–10; lion + hearted

OTHER WORDS FROM lionhearted

li·on·heart·ed·ly, adverbli·on·heart·ed·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for lion-hearted



very brave; courageous

Derived forms of lion-hearted

lion-heartedly, adverblionheartedness, noun
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