What does the word adventurous mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Hazardous.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Adventurously.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Venturously.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Venturousness.

  • Part of speech: noun


  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Disposed to seek adventures; venturesome.

Usage examples for adventurous

  1. Katherine was adventurous for a moment when she married Philip, but she soon slipped back again. – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  2. His adventurous warfare upon the wild things of the woods and streams was the expression of a primitive instinct old as the history of mankind. – The Story of the Trapper by A. C. Laut
  3. The perilous enterprise was intrusted by Hernando Pizarro to his brother Juan, a cavalier in whose bosom burned the adventurous spirit of a knighterrant of romance. – History-of-the-Conquest-of-Peru-with-a-preliminary-view-of-the-civilization-of-the-Incas by Prescott, William Hickling