valorous

[ val-er-uhs ]
/ ˈvæl ər əs /

adjective

having valor; courageous; valiant; brave.
characterized by valor: valorous deeds.

QUIZZES

FOR LEXICAL ALIMENTATION, TAKE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

Nourish your vocabulary with a refresher on the words from the week of September 14–20, 2020!
Question 1 of 7
What does “blatherskite” mean?

Origin of valorous

First recorded in 1470–80; from Medieval Latin valorōsus “valiant,” from Latin valor “worth, honor” + -ōsus adjective suffix; see origin at valor, -ous

OTHER WORDS FROM valorous

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for valorous