lionhearted

[lahy-uh n-hahr-tid]

adjective

exceptionally courageous or brave.

Nearby words

  1. lionel,
  2. lioness,
  3. lionet,
  4. lionfish,
  5. lionheart,
  6. lionize,
  7. lionly,
  8. lions,
  9. lions club,
  10. liouville

Origin of lionhearted

First recorded in 1700–10; lion + hearted

Related formsli·on·heart·ed·ly, adverbli·on·heart·ed·ness, noun

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