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.
- ven·ture·some·ly, adverb
- ven·ture·some·ness, noun
- o·ver·ven·ture·some, adjective
- un·ven·ture·some, adjective
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How to use venturesome in a sentence
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 DAILY BEAST
The perfect example of venturesome consumption is, of course, iPhone-mania.
Of the 27 members of the Stamp Act Congress, few if any were inclined to rash or venturesome measures.The Eve of the Revolution | Carl Becker
The streets were empty save for prowling dogs, pigs, and venturesome wild beasts.The Red Year | Louis Tracy
Natives join them from various motives, for it would be venturesome to assert that they are all moved by religious conviction.The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
At last, one of the officers, more venturesome than the rest, ventured to steal up to the cabin and look down.Motor Matt's "Century" Run | Stanley R. Matthews
Truth to say, the young gentleman, no longer kept down by poor Edward, was getting high-spirited and venturesome.Elster's Folly | Mrs. Henry Wood
British Dictionary definitions for venturesome
willing to take risks; daring
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