daredevil Definition

a reckless person who enjoys doing dangerous things.

Using daredevil: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "daredevil" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

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    He was a daredevil who loved to jump out of airplanes.

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    The stuntman performed a series of daredevil feats for the movie.

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    She is known for her daredevil motorcycle stunts.

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    The daredevil climber scaled the tallest building in the city.

daredevil Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for daredevil

Phrases with daredevil

  • an act that involves a high degree of risk or danger, typically performed for entertainment or thrills


    The daredevil stunt involved jumping over a row of cars on a motorcycle.

  • reckless or daring behavior, especially in the face of danger


    His daredevilry earned him a reputation as one of the most fearless stuntmen in the industry.

  • a pilot who performs dangerous maneuvers or stunts in an aircraft


    The daredevil pilot flew his plane through a narrow canyon at high speed.


Summary: daredevil in Brief

A 'daredevil' [ˈderˌdev(ə)l] is a reckless person who enjoys doing dangerous things. It can refer to anyone from a stuntman to a thrill-seeker, and includes phrases like 'daredevil stunt' and 'daredevil pilot.'