how to pronounce daring


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the above transcription of daring is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

daring is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of daring in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… minutes later a night of daring rescues …”

meanings of daring


  1. Adventurous, willing to take on or look for risks; overbold.
  2. Racy; sexually provocative.
  3. Courageous or showing bravery; doughty.


  1. Present participle of dare.


  1. Boldness.

daring frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word daring occurs in english on average 8.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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