Bold-faced



impudent; brazen:
He had the bold-faced effrontery to ask for a raise.
Printing. (of type) having thick, heavy lines.
Contemporary Examples

Gal With a Suitcase: New York’s Best Pampering Spots Jolie Hunt February 10, 2011
5 Epic April Fool’s Day Pranks Bill Schulz March 31, 2014
Gal With a Suitcase Jolie Hunt December 4, 2009

Historical Examples

Captain Ravenshaw Robert Neilson Stephens
Fair Haven and Foul Strand August Strindberg
The Mysteries of Paris, Volume 5 of 6 Eugne Sue
Pencil Sketches Eliza Leslie
The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
Woman’s Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 1 Woman’s Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
The Bread-winners John Hay

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