1 adjective
1 willing to do something that is dangerous or that involves a lot or risk: the daring lifeboatmen | a daring rescue attempt
2 new or unusual in a way that is sometimes shocking: a daring film | Sometimes her outfits were more daring than usual.
— daringly adverb: daringly close to the edge 2 noun (U) courage that makes you willing to take risks: a plan of great daring

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.


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