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Meaning of HAZARDOUS

Pronunciation:  'hazurdus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  involving risk or danger; "skydiving is a hazardous sport"; "extremely risky going out in the tide and fog"; "a venturesome journey in wintertime"; "a venturous enterprise"
 

HAZARDOUS is a 9 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: dangerous, risky, unsafe, venturesome, venturous
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Haz"ard*ous\, a. [Cf. F. hasardeux.]
Exposed to hazard; dangerous; risky.

      To enterprise so hazardous and high!     --Milton.

Syn: Perilous; dangerous; bold; daring; adventurous;
     venturesome; precarious; uncertain. -- {Haz"ard*ous*ly},
     adv. -- {Haz"ard*ous*ness}, n.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: adventurous, aleatory, chancy, dangerous, desultory, dicey, dickey, fraught with danger, full of risk, hairy, infirm, insecure, insubstantial, jeopardous, parlous, perilous, precarious, provisional, questionable, riskful, risky, shaky, shifting, shifty, slippery, speculative, temporary, tentative, ticklish, treacherous, tricky, uncertain, undependable, unfaithworthy, unhealthy, unpredictable, unreliable, unsafe, unsolid, unsound, unstable, unsteadfast, unsteady, unsubstantial, unsure, untrustworthy, venturesome, venturous, wicked, wildcat
 

 

 

 

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