derring-do

(redirected from daring do)
Like this video? Subscribe to our free daily email and get a new idiom video every day!

derring-do

Heroic, brave, or daring deeds or spirit, especially when referring to swordplay or other action-adventure scenarios. The sailor, with great derring-do, leapt from the crow's nest of the ship with his sword in his teeth, pouncing on the pirate captain.
References in periodicals archive ?
Kelly Osbourne loves her daring dos and is a big fan of Fudge Paintbox Rock Star Hair Colour, pounds 6.