The definition of courageous is showing courage and being brave.
An example of courageous is a soldier who saves another soldier in the face of danger.
having or showing courage; brave
Having or characterized by courage; valiant. See Synonyms at brave.
(comparative more courageous, superlative most courageous)
- Of a person, displaying or possessing courage.
- the most courageous man I have ever met
- Of an action, that requires courage.
- a courageous deed
Old French corageus, from corage + -eus