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Definition of the noun adventuress

What does adventuress mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: adventuresses

  1. a woman adventurer
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic words: adventurer / venturer = a person who enjoys taking risks

Alternative definition of the noun adventuress


  1. [colloquial] A woman of doubtful reputation or suspected character; a demirep.


Adventuress is a 133-foot gaff-rigged schooner launched in 1913 in East Boothbay, Maine. She has since been restored, and is listed as a National Historic Landmark.


The Adventuress sailing dinghy class was designed by Ian Proctor and built by Anglo Marine of Essex. It is no longer in production.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Adventuress

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Google previewThe Bookseller, Newsdealer and Stationer (1905)

An adventuress is a moving factor in ...

Google previewBook Buyer (1914)

' This ultra-modern adventuress is the embodiment of a principle which Bjornson repeatedly attacked ...

Google previewHolman Illustrated Bible Dictionary (2003)

by Chad Brand, Archie England, Charles W. Draper

Grissom and Steve Bond ADVENTURESS RSV translation of nokriya, which is also translated as “strange woman” (KJV), “adulterous woman” (Prov. 23 :27 NASB), “wayward wife” (NIV), “adulteress”(NRSV), “forbidden woman”(HCSB) , ...

Google previewHolman Concise Bible Dictionary (2011)

by Holman Bible Editorial Staff

See Divorce; Marriage; Adventuress. ADUMMIM (red ones) Rocky pass on road descending from Jerusalem to Jericho; modern Tal'at ed-damm; border of Judah and Benjamin (Josh. 15:7; 18:17). ADVENT Coming or second coming of Christ; ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Protestantism (2004)

4-volume Set by Hans J. Hillerbrand

Mary Kingsley: Imperial Adventuress. D - K 1009.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the British Empire (2015)

by Kenneth J. Panton

Mary Kingsley: Imperial Adventuress. Basingstoke, UK: Macmillan, 1992. Birmingham, David. Kwame Nkrumah, the Father of African Nationalism. Athens: Ohio University Press, 1998. Blake, G. H., ed. Imperial Boundary Making: The Diary of ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Film Noir (2010)

by Andrew Spicer

the most famous and successful was Aventurera (The Adventuress) starring the Cuban singer-actress Ninón Sevilla. Norway: First true ...

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Video shows what adventuress means. A female adventurer; a woman who seeks adventure.. A woman of doubtful reputation or suspected character who ...

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The value of this 11-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.


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