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Overbold  adj.  Excessively or presumptuously bold; impudent.

Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48

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"Overbold" Quotes from Famous Books

... who are like terriers, who conceive it the duty of a dog of honor to growl at any passer-by, and do the honors of the house by barking him out of sight;—I have seen men who neigh like a horse when you contradict them, or say something which they do not understand;—then the overbold, who make their own invitation to your hearth; the persevering talker, who gives you his society in large, saturating doses; the pitiers of themselves,—a perilous class; the frivolous Asmodeus, who relies on you to find him in ropes ...
— English Prose - A Series of Related Essays for the Discussion and Practice • Frederick William Roe (edit. and select.)

... centre-spike of gold Which burns deep in the blue-bell's womb What time, with ardors manifold, The bee goes singing to her groom, Drunken and overbold. ...
— Introduction to Robert Browning • Hiram Corson

Words linked to "Overbold" :   smart, wise, forward, impertinent, sassy, saucy

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