ad|ven|tur|er


ad|ven|tur|er
ad|ven|tur|er «ad VEHN chuhr uhr», noun.
1. a person who has or seeks adventures. SYNONYM(S): daredevil, venturer, adventurist.
2. a soldier ready to serve in any army that will hire him. SYNONYM(S): soldier of fortune.
3. a person who lives by his wits in ways that are not entirely honest or respectable; one who schemes for money or social position. SYNONYM(S): intriguer, opportunist.
4. a person who undertakes commercial risks; a speculator.
5. a person who financed early trading ventures.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • ad|ven´tur|is´tic — ad|ven|tur|ism «ad VEHN chuh rihz uhm», noun. the urging or undertaking of a program, policy, or the like, without careful planning. –ad|ven´tur|ist, noun. –ad|ven´tur|is´tic, adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • ad|ven´tur|ist — ad|ven|tur|ism «ad VEHN chuh rihz uhm», noun. the urging or undertaking of a program, policy, or the like, without careful planning. –ad|ven´tur|ist, noun. –ad|ven´tur|is´tic, adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • ad|ven|tur|ism — «ad VEHN chuh rihz uhm», noun. the urging or undertaking of a program, policy, or the like, without careful planning. –ad|ven´tur|ist, noun. –ad|ven´tur|is´tic, adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • ad|ven´tur|ous|ness — ad|ven|tur|ous «ad VEHN chuhr uhs», adjective. 1. fond of adventures; ready to take risks; rashly daring: »Magellan was a bold, adventurous explorer. SYNONYM(S): venturous, venturesome. 2. enterprising; daring: »an adventurous people. 3. full of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ad|ven´tur|ous|ly — ad|ven|tur|ous «ad VEHN chuhr uhs», adjective. 1. fond of adventures; ready to take risks; rashly daring: »Magellan was a bold, adventurous explorer. SYNONYM(S): venturous, venturesome. 2. enterprising; daring: »an adventurous people. 3. full of… …   Useful english dictionary


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