What does adventurous mean?

Definitions for adventurousædˈvɛn tʃər əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adventurous, adventuresome(adj)

    willing to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprises

    "adventurous pioneers"; "the risks and gains of an adventuresome economy"


  1. adventurous(Adjective)

    Inclined to adventure; willing to incur risks; prone to embark in hazardous enterprise; rashly daring.

  2. adventurous(Adjective)

    Full of hazard; attended with risk; exposing to danger; requiring courage; rash.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Adventurous(noun)

    inclined to adventure; willing to incur hazard; prone to embark in hazardous enterprise; rashly daring; -- applied to persons

  2. Adventurous(noun)

    full of hazard; attended with risk; exposing to danger; requiring courage; rash; -- applied to acts; as, an adventurous undertaking, deed, song


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of adventurous in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of adventurous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Vilmos Zsigmond:

    I did everything I could to destroy the image! It's all due to Altman, who was very adventurous.

  2. E. V. Lucas:

    One of the most adventurous things left us is to go to bed. For no one can lay a hand on our dreams.

  3. Heidi Medema:

    I think Alaska just called to him because it is such an incredibly remote, adventurous place. It really suited his personality.

  4. Emilio Pombo:

    Colombia is one of the greatest countries in the world, it's one of the most fun and adventurous countries you can find in South America.

  5. Richard Willard Armour:

    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.

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