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Definition of the adjective adventurous

What does adventurous mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more adventurous / most adventurous

  1. willing to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprises

Alternative definition of the adjective adventurous


  1. [of a, person] Inclined to adventure; willing to incur risks; prone to embark in hazardous enterprise; rashly daring.
  2. [of an, act or product] Full of hazard; attended with risk; exposing to danger; requiring courage; rash.


Adventurous is a breed temperament.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Adventurous

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Google previewDictionary of Confusable Words (2000)

by Adrian Room

' adventuresome see adventurous adventurous/adventuresome/venturesome/ venturous An adventurous person is one who seeks adventure or 'challenges': ' Jackie's ...

Google previewLatham's "Johnson's dictionary." (1873)

by Sir George Webbe Dasent

"ADVENTURERS" AND "ADVENTUROUS:' 101 A, might have given Aunter for Adventure, as well as Anchor for Anchoret. But besides these " adventures" of religion and knight-errantry, there were those of love. Lancelot's dealings with ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

ADVENTUROUS, a. tid-vén't1Z-rals, bold; hazardous. ADVENTUREBOME, a. dd-oén't-hr-aim, somewhat bold; daring; ...

Google previewNew Comprehensive A-Z Crossword Dictionary (1996)

by Edy G. Schaffer


Google previewMacmillan Dictionary for Children (2001)

by Robert B. Costello

adventurous 1. Willing to risk danger in order to have exciting or unusual experiences; ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Medieval Heroes (2000)

Characters in Medieval Narrative Traditions and Their Afterlife in Literature, Theatre and the Visual Arts by Willem Pieter Gerritsen, Anthony G. Van Melle, Tanis Guest

The so-called 'adventurous' Dietrich epics have a number of features in common. In all of them Dietrich has to fight heathens, giants, dwarves or dragons, often at the request of a young lady or to rescue a damsel in distress. All of them are set ...

Google previewFowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2015)

by Henry Watson Fowler, Jeremy Butterfield

adventurous, adventuresome, venturesome, venturous 24. used so frequently as a modifier before another noun (advance copy, guard, information, notice, payment, etc.) that it has effectively become an adjective, and this quasi- adjectival use ...

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Self-pity gets you nowhere. One must have the adventurous daring to accept oneself as a bundle of possibilities and undertake the most interesting game in the world -- making the most of one's best. (Richard Willard Armour)
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Scrabble value of A1D2V4E1N1T1U1R1O1U1S1

The value of this 11-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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