boldface boldface  /ˈboʊld ˌfeɪs/


  1. (n) a typeface with thick heavy lines
  2. (v) print in boldface



  1. Example: a boldface headline centered at the top of a Web page is considered more relevant than a smaller one farther down the page.
  2. To be more precise, though, the database generally catalogs glitzy events where shutterbugs can count on preening targets with boldface names.
  3. He grew up in El Dorado, Kansas a town too small to warrant boldface on a road map.



  1. "January 20 is going to be ground zero for everyone who wants to be part of this celebration, and that's going to include boldface names and A-listers from Oprah on down," said Roxanne Roberts, co-author of the Washington Post's column "The...
    on Dec 2, 2008 By: Roxanne Roberts Source: Monterey County Herald

  2. "The latest in a series of boldface film and television actresses to test their stage legs (including Julia Roberts and Claire Danes), Garner seems by far the most comfortable," The New York Times critic Ben Brantley wrote.
    on Nov 4, 2007 By: Ben Brantley Source: Xinhua

  3. "It's the only time he's ever looked me right in the eye and lied to me," Duffner said. "Usually I can read him, but he fooled me on that one. I found out later it was a boldface lie."
    on Aug 2, 2008 By: Mark Duffner Source: Globe and Mail

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