- Impudent, brazen.
- He had the bold-faced effrontery to ask for a raise.
- (typography) Of text emphasized by being set in a font having thicker strokes, yielding a heavier or darker appearance.
- Simple past tense and past participle of boldface. (to print or write in a bold manner)
- He boldfaced the quote so it would stand out even though I told him it looked ugly.