- a person who takes many risks.
Origin of chancer
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Related Words for chancerincidental, contingent, adventitious, casual, fluky, fortuitous, fortunate, happy, inadvertent, lucky, odd, offhand, unforeseen, unintentional, unplanned
- slang an unscrupulous or dishonest opportunist who is prepared to try any dubious scheme for making money or furthering his or her own ends
Word Origin for chancer
C19: from chance + -er 1
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