courageous adj : possessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching; "Familiarity with danger makes a brave man braver but less daring"- Herman Melville; "a frank courageous heart...triumphed over pain"- William Wordsworth; "set a courageous example by leading them safely into and out of enemy-held territory" [syn: brave, fearless] [ant: cowardly]
- Rhymes: -eɪdʒəs
- Of a person, displaying or possessing courage.
- the most courageous man I have ever met
- Of an action, that requires courage.
- a courageous deed
of an action, that requires courage
courageous in French: HMS Courageux
courageous in Japanese: カレイジャス
courageous in Slovenian: HMS Courageous
audacious, bold, bold-spirited, brave, chivalric, chivalrous, daring, dauntless, doughty, fearless, fiery, gallant, game, greathearted, gritty, gutsy, gutty, hardy, heroic, herolike, high-spirited, intrepid, ironhearted, knightlike, knightly, lionhearted, manful, manly, mettlesome, plucky, soldierlike, soldierly, spunky, stalwart, stout, stouthearted, strong, tenacious, unafraid, undaunted, valiant, valorous