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Meaning of ADVENTURER

Pronunciation:  ad'venchurur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a person who enjoys taking risks
  2. [n]  someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)
 

ADVENTURER is a 10 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: explorer, venturer
 
 See Also: Admiral Byrd, adventuress, Amundsen, argonaut, Bartlett, Bougainville, Burton, Byrd, Cabot, Captain Bob, Casanova, Casanova de Seingalt, Champlain, Charles Francis Hall, Charles Wilkes, Clark, conquistador, Cordoba, Cordova, Cousteau, cowboy, daredevil, David Livingstone, diver, Flinders, Francisco Fernandez Cordoba, Francisco Fernandez de Cordova, Francisco Pizarro, Fremont, Fridtjof Nansen, Frobisher, frogman, gambler, George Hubert Wilkins, Giovanni Jacopo Casanova, Giovanni Jacopo Casanova de Seingalt, Hall, harum-scarum, Henry M. Stanley, Henry Rowe Schoolcraft, hothead, hotspur, human, individual, Jacques Costeau, Jacques Yves Costeau, James Clark Ross, John C. Fremont, John Charles Fremont, John Hanning Speke, John Ross, John Rowlands, John Smith, Joliet, Jolliet, Kund Johan Victor Rasmussen, LaSalle, Lewis, Livingstone, Louis Antoine de Bougainville, Louis Joliet, Louis Jolliet, lunatic, Mackenzie, madcap, Matthew Flinders, mercenary, Meriwether Lewis, mortal, mountain climber, mountaineer, Mungo Park, Nansen, navigator, Otto Neumann Sverdrup, parachuter, parachutist, Park, Peary, person, Pizarro, plunger, potholer, Rasmussen, Rene-Robert Cavelier, Richard Burton, Richard E. Byrd, Richard Evelyn Byrd, risk taker, Roald Amundsen, Robert Abram Bartlett, Robert Bartlett, Robert E. Peary, Robert Edwin Peary, Robert Falcon Scott, Robert Peary, Robert Scott, Ross, Samuel de Champlain, Schoolcraft, Scott, Sebastian Cabot, Sebastian Vizcaino, Sieur de LaSalle, Sir Alexander Mackenzie, Sir Henry Morton Stanley, Sir James Clark Ross, Sir John Ross, Sir Martin Frobisher, Sir Matthew Flinders, Sir Richard Burton, Sir Richard Francis Burton, Smith, soldier of fortune, somebody, someone, soul, speculator, Speke, spelaeologist, speleologist, spelunker, Stanley, Sverdrup, swashbuckler, underwater diver, Vizcaino, Wilkes, Wilkins, William Clark

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ad*ven"tur*er\, n. [Cf. F. aventurier.]
1. One who adventures; as, the merchant adventurers; one who
   seeks his fortune in new and hazardous or perilous
   enterprises.

2. A social pretender on the lookout for advancement.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: adventuress, alpinist, astronaut, betting ring, bettor, big operator, boneshaker, bounder, bourgeois gentilhomme, brazenface, cad, camper, cardshark, cardsharp, cardsharper, charlatan, cheat, climber, comers and goers, commuter, compulsive gambler, condottiere, cosmopolite, crap shooter, cruiser, daredevil, devil, excursionist, explorer, fare, fire-eater, free lance, gambler, gamester, globe-girdler, globe-trotter, goer, gun, gunman, gunslinger, hajji, harum-scarum, hazarder, hellcat, hero, heroine, hired gun, hired killer, hireling, hotspur, jet set, jet-setter, journeyer, knave, lame duck, madbrain, madcap, margin purchaser, mariner, mercenary, mountaineer, name-dropper, newly-rich, nouveau riche, nouveau roturier, operator, opportunist, palmer, parvenu, passenger, passerby, pathfinder, petty gambler, philanderer, pig in clover, piker, pilgrim, pioneer, player, plunger, professional killer, punter, rantipole, rogue, rubberneck, rubbernecker, sailor, scalper, scoundrel, sharp, sharper, sharpie, sightseer, smart operator, social climber, soldier of fortune, speculator, sport, sporting man, sportsman, sprout, stag, status seeker, straphanger, swashbuckler, swindler, tinhorn, tipster, tourer, tourist, tout, trailblazer, trailbreaker, transient, traveler, trekker, trickster, tripper, tufthunter, upstart, venturer, viator, visiting fireman, voortrekker, voyager, voyageur, wagerer, wayfarer, wild man, world-traveler, would-be gentleman
 

 

 

 

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