Synonyms of audacious in English:

audacious


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adjective

1‘the audience were left gasping at his audacious exploits’

SYNONYMS
bold, daring, fearless, intrepid, brave, unafraid, unflinching, courageous, valiant, valorous, heroic, dashing, plucky, daredevil, devil-may-care, death-or-glory, reckless, wild, madcap
adventurous, venturesome, enterprising, dynamic, spirited, mettlesome
informal game, gutsy, spunky, ballsy, have-a-go, go-ahead
rare venturous, temerarious
ANTONYMS

timid

2‘Des made some audacious remark to her’

SYNONYMS
impudent, impertinent, insolent, presumptuous, forward, cheeky, irreverent, discourteous, disrespectful, insubordinate, ill-mannered, bad-mannered, unmannerly, mannerless, rude, crude, brazen, brazen-faced, brash, shameless, pert, defiant, bold, bold as brass, outrageous, shocking, out of line
informal brass-necked, cocky, lippy, mouthy, fresh, flip
British informal saucy, smart-arsed
North American informal sassy, nervy, smart-assed
archaic malapert, contumelious
ANTONYMS

polite