- having or showing a disposition to undertake risky or dangerous activities; daring: a venturesome investor; a venturesome explorer.
- attended with risk; hazardous: Auto racing is a venturesome sport.
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Related Words for venturesomeadventurous, aggressive, audacious, bold, brave, daredevil, daring, enterprising, fearless, foolhardy, gutsy, intrepid, plucky, pushy, rash, reckless, resourceful, risky, spirited, spunky
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Contemporary Examples of venturesome
As venturesome as travel got for us was a rented cottage at the lake.What Did TJ Mean By “Pursuit of Happiness,” Anyway?
P. J. O’Rourke
June 8, 2014
The perfect example of venturesome consumption is, of course, iPhone-mania.Best Decade Ever
December 31, 2009
Historical Examples of venturesome
But there are alleys, and alleys, as the venturesome lady found to her cost.Ester Ried Yet Speaking
One venturesome damsel goes to the door "Why, it's a young man!"The Shadow of a Crime
And there was in him also a fine carelessness as to what he did and a love of venturesome enterprise.
This was no longer the adventure of venturesome children in a nursery-book.
She played ungodly songs, but Mary Hope had a venturesome spirit.Rim o' the World
B. M. Bower
- willing to take risks; daring