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adventurer

noun

1 adventurer

A person who enjoys taking risks.

synonym: venturer.

Roget 863: rashness etc. adj.; temerity, want of caution, imprudence, indiscretion; overconfidence, presumption, audacity.    precipitancy, precipitation; impetuosity; levity; ... show more

Roget 876: commonalty, democracy; obscurity; low condition, low life, low society, low company; bourgeoisie; mass of the people, mass of society; Brown Jones and Robinson; lower classes, humbler classes, ... show more

Roget 621: chance etc. 156; lot, fate etc. (necessity) 601; luck; good luck etc. (good) 618; ... show more

Roget 463: experiment; essay etc. (attempt) 675; analysis etc. (investigation) 461; screen; trial, tentative method, t=atonnement.    verification, ... show more

Roget 548: deceiver etc. (deceive) etc. 545; dissembler, hypocrite; sophist, Pharisee, Jesuit, Mawworm, Pecksniff, Joseph Surface, Tartufe, ... show more

Dutch: avonturier, fortuinzoeker, gelukzoeker, goudzoeker, vrijbuiter
Polish: ryzykant



2 adventurer

Someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose).

synonym: explorer.

Roget 268: traveler, wayfarer, voyager, itinerant, passenger, commuter.    tourist, excursionist, explorer, adventurer, mountaineer, hiker, backpacker, ... show more

Dutch: avonturier, fortuinzoeker, gelukzoeker, goudzoeker, ontdekker, ontdekkingsreiziger


Moby thesaurus: adventuress, alpinist, astronaut, betting ring, bettor, big operator, boneshaker, bounder, bourgeois gentilhomme, brazenface, cad, camper, cardshark, cardsharp, cardsharper, charlatan, cheat, climber, comers and goers, commuter ... show more.

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