- redon, odilon,
- redondo beach,
Origin of redoubtable
Examples from the Web for redoubtable
Even the intelligence operations of the redoubtable New York City Police Department are under fire.
In the 1990s, progressive politicians led by the redoubtable Al Gore, viewed the “digital divide” as a dire national crisis.Government Should Not Spend Big Bucks to Close Internet ‘Time-Wasting Divide’|Michael Medved|June 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And what about his replacement, the redoubtable Rosa Otunbayeva, a former foreign minister and ambassador to the U.S.?
I was surprised to see such a redoubtable bear-slayer so modest and kindly.Hunting with the Bow and Arrow|Saxton Pope
The one redoubtable enemy to the Hohenzollern dynasty was Russia.German Problems and Personalities|Charles Sarolea
Then my guard and I walked up between the rows, and I stood in the presence of the redoubtable Christophe himself.Latitude 19 degree|Mrs. Schuyler Crowninshield
Mayn't I have my little joke about your badness—your redoubtable badness of reputation?The Fighting Chance|Robert W. Chambers
But a tradesman with sword on thigh and very prompt of stroke was not only redoubtable, he had become respectable also.
Word Origin for redoubtable
late 14c., from Old French redoutable (12c.), from redouter "to dread," from re-, intensive prefix, + douter "be afraid of" (see doubt (v.)).