Definition of Adventurous

1. Adjective. Willing to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprises. "The risks and gains of an adventuresome economy"




Definition of Adventurous

1. a. Inclined to adventure; willing to incur hazard; prone to embark in hazardous enterprise; rashly daring; -- applied to persons.

Definition of Adventurous

1. Adjective. (of a person) Inclined to adventure; willing to incur risks; prone to embark in hazardous enterprise; rashly daring. ¹

2. Adjective. (of an act or product) Full of hazard; attended with risk; exposing to danger; requiring courage; rash. ¹

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Definition of Adventurous

1. [adj]

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Literary usage of Adventurous

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1. Indian Wars of New England by Herbert Milton Sylvester (1910)
"eight men; which shows how far inland the adventurous settlers had planted their roof-trees. Between the Presumpscot River and the Saco, along this inland ..."

2. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1816)
"CHAP, the adventurous spirit of the Scandinavian pirates. Af LVI' ter a Ions; indulgence of rapine and slaughter, a fuir and ample territory was accepted, ..."

3. American Book Prices Current (1921)
"The Life and Times and Wonderful Achievements of the adventurous and Renowned Capt. Kirby. Cincinnati, 1865. 8vo. Orig. bds., A., May 20, '20. (147) $72.50. ..."

4. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"Through all his adventurous life, despite his literary ambitions, and beneath the polished exterior of a society man, Laurence Oliphant was ever of a deeply ..."

5. Works by Washington Irving (1895)
"... Vow of Vengeance — Departure from the Omaha Village—Meeting with Jones and Carson, two adventurous Trappers—Scientific Pursuits of Messrs. ..."

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