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Definition of the noun adventurer

What does adventurer mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: adventurers

  1. a person who enjoys taking risks
  2. someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)

Alternative definition of the noun adventurer


  1. One who adventures; as, the merchant adventurers; one who seeks his fortune in new and hazardous or perilous enterprises.
  2. A soldier of fortune, a speculator.
  3. A social pretender on the lookout for advancement; one who pushes his fortune by equivocal means, as false pretences.


  1. Adventurer is a fictional character from the comedy fantasy short film The Dungeon Master.
  2. Adventurer is a fictional character from the comedy fantasy short film The Dungeon Master.
  3. Adventurer is a fictional character from the comedy fantasy short film The Dungeon Master.
  4. Adventurer is a fictional character from the comedy fantasy short film The Dungeon Master.


"Adventurer" a.k.a. "The adventurer" is a book by Jayne Ann Krentz.


"Adventurer" is a composition.


Adventurer is a profession.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Adventurer

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Google previewThe Game of the North Ludum Praecepta

by Jeremiah Methuseleh

The Zombie Adventurer is a vanishingly rare breed – a being for whom thought & memory remain after the brain is...

Google previewParis Hollywood (2002)

Writings on Film by Peter Wollen

A few samples: The adventurer is an outlaw. Adventure must start with running away from home.

Google previewVictorian Writers and the Image of Empire (2001)

The Rose-colored Vision by Laurence Kitzan

Considine, however, is the philosopher of the relationship between adventurers and empire. An adventurer is a simple man, whose yeaming for the wild places is the proper ambition for a real man, in contrast to the ambitions of an "'ordinary ...

Google previewTreasure Hunter (2014)

A Memoir of Caches, Curses, and Confrontations by W. C. Jameson

The true adventurer is the one who escapes the treadmill of the obvious. —Chris Bonington. Ihad. heard versions of the tale about the Jesse James treasure cache for years. In fact, a number of treasure ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Phrases (1922)

Phraseological Allusions, Catchwords, Stereotyped Modes of Speech and Metaphors, Nicknames, Sobriquets, Derivations from Personal Names, Etc., with Explanations and Thousands of Exact References to Their Sources Or Early Usage by Albert Montefiore Hyamson

Adventurer ; Merchant Adventurer : one engaged in a trading expedition in the 16th or 17th cent., or a member of a society ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Normative Grammar, 1700-1800 (1991)

by Bertil Sundby, Anne Kari Bjørge, Kari E. Haugland

E4→F1 Bu66:178 (ADVENTURER): "Hence it frequently happens ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Printers and Printing (1839)

With the Progress of Literature, Ancient and Modern; Bibliographical Illustrations, Etc. Etc by Charles Henry Timperley

The Adventurer. This admired paper was the production of Dr.-Hawkesworth.* It is adorned with many eastern tales, and some valuable critical communications. It was rinted on a folio sheet, for J. Payne, at Pope's ead, in Paternoster-row ...

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But I'm an adventurer. I like invention, I like discovery. (Karlheinz Stockhausen)
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Scrabble value of A1D2V4E1N1T1U1R1E1R1

The value of this 10-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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