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Meaning of REDOUBTABLE

Pronunciation:  ri'dawtubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  inspiring fear; "the formidable prospect of major surgery"; "a tougher and more redoubtable adversary than the heel-clicking, jackbooted fanatic"- G.H.Johnston; "something unnerving and prisonlike about high gray wall"
  2. [adj]  having or worthy of pride; "redoubtable scholar of the Renaissance"; "born of a redoubtable family"
 

REDOUBTABLE is a 11 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: alarming, formidable, glorious, illustrious, proud, respected, unnerving
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re*doubt"a*ble\ (-?*b'l), a. [F. redoutable,
formerly also spelt redoubtable.]
Formidable; dread; terrible to foes; as, a redoubtable hero;
hence, valiant; -- often in contempt or burlesque. [Written
also {redoutable}.]

 

 

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