Definition of "adventurous" [ad•ven•tur•ous]

  • Inclined to undertake new and daring enterprises. (adjective)
  • Hazardous; risky. (adjective)

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Use "adventurous" in a sentence
  • "I think your definition of "adventurous" is pretty generous, Anon. 2: 41 PM, June 29, 2007"
  • "CINCINNATI - July 18th 2008 - Fear of the unknown prevents many people from learning new skills or participating in adventurous activities."
  • "The British Government and the Governments of the Dominions are furnishing dollar for dollar-or the British Government more-towards putting British migrants into Empire territories instead of having them dispersed all over foreign nations in adventurous fields of investment and settlement."