bold-faced

bold-faced

[bohld-feyst]
adjective
1.
impudent; brazen: He had the bold-faced effrontery to ask for a raise.
2.
Printing. (of type) having thick, heavy lines.

Origin:
1585–95

bold-facedly [bohld-fey-sid-lee, -feyst-] , adverb
bold-facedness, noun

barefaced, boldface, bold-faced.
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