Definition of Risky

1. Adjective. Involving risk or danger. "A wild financial scheme"

Exact synonyms: Hazardous, Wild
Similar to: Dangerous, Unsafe
Derivative terms: Hazard, Hazardousness, Risk, Risk, Riskiness



2. Adjective. Not financially safe or secure. "Speculative business enterprises"
Exact synonyms: Bad, High-risk, Speculative
Similar to: Unsound
Derivative terms: Risk, Riskiness, Speculate, Speculativeness

Definition of Risky

1. a. Attended with risk or danger; hazardous.

Definition of Risky

1. Adjective. Dangerous, involving risks. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Risky

1. dangerous [adj RISKIER, RISKIEST] : RISKILY [adv] - See also: dangerous

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Risky

risker
riskers
riskfree
riskful
riskier
riskiest
riskily
riskiness
riskinesses
risking
riskless
risklessness
risks
risktaker
risktaking
risky (current term)
risky venture
risograph
risographs
risoluto
risorgimento
risorgimentos
risorial
risorius
risotto
risottolike
risottos
risp
risped
risperidone

Literary usage of Risky

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1. A New Economy?: The Changing Role of Innovation and Information Technology ...by Alessandra Colecchia, OECO (Organization for Economic Cooperat by Alessandra Colecchia, OECO (Organization for Economic Cooperat (2000)
"The profitability of new ventures is uncertain; risky investments may ... Well-functioning equity markets may be more amenable to risky investment such as ..."

2. Sailing Alone Around the World by Joshua Slocum (1901)
"... Mohammedan blessing for a pot of jam — Keeling as a paradise — A risky adventure in a small boat—Away to Rodriguez — Taken for Antichrist — The governor ..."

3. Hatred in the Hallways: Violence and Discrimination Against Lesbian, Gay by Michael Bochenek, A. Widney Brown (2001)
"... risky Sexual Behaviors Faced with the stresses caused by routine harassment, violence, and ostracization, youth who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, ..."

4. Taxation of Capital Gains of Individuals: Policy Considerations and Approaches by W. Steven Clark (2006)
"However, by increasing the fraction of initial wealth invested in the risky asset from a to a /(1-t), risk-taking in the economy has increased - where ..."

5. Led On!: Step by Step, Scenes from Clerical, Military, Educational, and by Anthony Toomer Porter (1898)
"... Thee"—Honor among boys- Improvements in the building — General Lee1 s most dangerous antagonist—A risky bridge—/ see McQueen at his home—Death of a wise ..."

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