adjective, risk·i·er, risk·i·est.
attended with or involving risk; hazardous: a risky undertaking.
Origin of risky
Synonyms for risky
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So, on the whole, I am glad you have come, although at first I was rather dismayed at the riskiness of it.The Rebellion of Margaret
This trivial instance indicates the essence of generalization, and also illustrates the riskiness of the proceeding.Reconstruction in Philosophy
adjective riskier or riskiest
involving danger; perilous
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