Synonyms of bold in English:

bold


See definition of bold

adjective

1‘Derby's manager made another bold move into the transfer market’

SYNONYMS
daring, intrepid, courageous, brave, valiant, fearless, unafraid, undaunted, dauntless, valorous
audacious, adventurous, dashing, heroic, gallant, swashbuckling, adventuresome, daredevil, venturesome, plucky, unflinching
spirited, confident, positive, decisive, assured, enterprising
rash, reckless, brash, foolhardy
informal gutsy, spunky, ballsy, game, feisty
literary temerarious
ANTONYMS

timid, unadventurous

2‘a bold streetwise young girl’

SYNONYMS
brazen, shameless, forward, brash, impudent, audacious, cheeky, saucy, cocky, pert, impertinent, insolent, presumptuous, immodest, unabashed, unreserved, barefaced, unshrinking, defiant, brass-necked, bold as brass
informal brassy, sassy
ANTONYMS

retiring

3‘a bold pattern of yellow and black’

SYNONYMS
striking, vivid, bright, strong, eye-catching, conspicuous, distinct, pronounced, prominent, obvious, outstanding, well marked, showy, flashy, gaudy, lurid, garish
ANTONYMS

pale

4‘cross references are printed in bold type’

SYNONYMS
heavy, thick, clear, conspicuous, distinct, pronounced, outstanding
ANTONYMS

light, roman