daring

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daring

  1. present participle of dare

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daring (comparative more daring, superlative most daring)

  1. Adventurous, willing to take on or look for risks; overbold.
    • 1905, Baroness Emmuska Orczy, chapter 1, in The Tremarn Case[1]:
      “There the cause of death was soon ascertained ; the victim of this daring outrage had been stabbed to death from ear to ear with a long, sharp instrument, in shape like an antique stiletto, which […] was subsequently found under the cushions of the hansom. []
  2. Courageous or showing bravery; doughty.
    • c. 1596-97, William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice, Act II scene i[2]:
      [] By this scimitar,
      That slew the Sophy and a Persian prince
      That won three fields of Sultan Solyman,
      I would outstare the sternest eyes that look,
      Outbrave the heart most daring on earth,
      Pluck the young sucking cubs from the she-bear,
      Yea, mock the lion when he roars for prey,
      To win thee, lady. []
  3. Racy; sexually provocative.
    • 2013, Randy Rawls, Best Defense (page 59)
      Just what I wanted, seeing my mom in a daring bikini—or worse yet, my being in one. I had the perfect drawer I could bury it in.

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daring (usually uncountable, plural darings)

  1. Boldness.

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Acronym of dalam jaringan.

Adjective[edit]

daring (plural daring-daring)

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Noun[edit]

daring (plural daring-daring, first-person possessive daringku, second-person possessive daringmu, third-person possessive daringnya)

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