One entry found for adventurous.
Main Entry: ad·ven·tur·ous
Function: adjective 1: ready to take risks or to deal with the new and unknown <adventurous explorers> 2: having unknown dangers and risks <an adventurous voyage> - ad·ven·tur·ous·lyadverb - ad·ven·tur·ous·nessnoun synonymsADVENTUROUS, VENTURESOME, DARING mean exposing oneself to more danger than one has to. ADVENTUROUS suggests a willingness to accept risks but does not rule out showing good sense <adventurous campers backpacking in the mountains>. VENTURESOME suggests a lively eagerness for dangerous undertakings <venturesome deep-sea explorers>. DARING stresses lack of fear and even boldness in looking for danger <racing-car drivers are often very daring>.