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Dictionary Definition

intrepid adj : invulnerable to fear or intimidation; "audacious explorers"; "fearless reporters and photographers"; "intrepid pioneers" [syn: audacious, brave, dauntless, fearless, unfearing]

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Latin intrepidus from in- ("not") + trepidus ("anxious, nervous")


  1. Fearless; bold; brave.
    • 2000 — Lennard Bickel, Shackleton's Forgotten Men: The Untold Tale of an Antarctic Tragedy
      Less than 70 years earlier, the intrepid James Cook in his ship Resolution had been the first explorer to cross the Antarctic Circle.

Related terms


  • French: intrépide
  • Norwegian: uforferdet

Extensive Definition

Intrepid can refer to:
intrepid in German: Intrepid
intrepid in Italian: Intrepid
intrepid in Japanese: イントレピッド
intrepid in Russian: Intrepid (значения)
intrepid in Slovenian: Intrepid

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