[ chan-ser, chahn- ]
/ ˈtʃæn sər, ˈtʃɑn- /
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noun Chiefly British.
a person who takes many risks.
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British Dictionary definitions for chancer
/ (ˈtʃɑːnsə) /
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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