risktaker

[ risk-tey-ker ]
/ ˈrɪskˌteɪ kər /

noun

a person or corporation inclined to take risks: The management trainees were exhorted to become risktakers.

QUIZZES

FOR LEXICAL ALIMENTATION, TAKE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

Nourish your vocabulary with a refresher on the words from the week of September 14–20, 2020!
Question 1 of 7
What does “blatherskite” mean?

Origin of risktaker

1940–45; risk + taker + -er1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020