Adjective "intrepid" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Fearless; adventurous (often used for rhetorical or humorous effect)
  1. 'I see an intrepid adventurer plodding blindly through a world of booby traps, goblins, jesters and dragons.'
  2. 'The intrepid traveller also draws inspiration from the Tibetans themselves.'
  3. 'An intrepid adventurer will persist all the way to the end of the line.'
  4. 'Luckily, we have some brave and intrepid reviewers who are willing to take a stand.'
  5. 'Nothing was different except for a large mousehole shape gap in the bottom of the awning where the intrepid explorer had made his escape.'
  6. 'There are several voicesets to choose from for your intrepid band of adventurers.'
  7. 'Company registration is just one part in the sorry obstacle course that has to be overcome by the intrepid investor.'
  8. 'An intrepid group are set to take to the highways and byways of the county as part of a fundraising drive for cancer research.'
  9. 'Slow service certainly does not appeal to this intrepid snacker.'
  10. 'A team of intrepid roller skaters aim to cover 1,500 miles across Europe in aid of a bone marrow charity.'


1. resolutely fearless; dauntless: an intrepid explorer.

More examples(as adjective)

"explorers can be intrepid."

"models can be intrepid."

"travellers can be intrepid."

"skiers can be intrepid."

"hunters can be intrepid."

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Late 17th century: from French intrépide or Latin intrepidus, from in- ‘not’ + trepidus ‘alarmed’.