Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Full of perils; hazardous.

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Usage examples "perilous":

  1. Do you know any thing in regard to him that would make such a connection perilous to my interest?" - "The Good Time Coming", T. S. Arthur.
  2. Now I saw in the darkness a wide door open for my escape from my perilous position. - "The White Shield", Bertram Mitford.
  3. Having accomplished the object of their perilous expedition, they were eager to regain their village without loss. - "White Otter", Elmer Russell Gregor.