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Meaning of VENTURER

Pronunciation:  'ventshurur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a person who enjoys taking risks
  2. [n]  a merchant who undertakes a trading venture (especially a venture that sends goods overseas)

VENTURER is a 8 letter word that starts with V.


 Synonyms: adventurer, merchant-venturer
 See Also: adventuress, argonaut, Casanova, Casanova de Seingalt, cowboy, daredevil, gambler, Giovanni Jacopo Casanova, Giovanni Jacopo Casanova de Seingalt, harum-scarum, hothead, hotspur, human, individual, lunatic, madcap, mercenary, merchandiser, merchant, mortal, mountain climber, mountaineer, parachuter, parachutist, person, plunger, risk taker, soldier of fortune, somebody, someone, soul, speculator, swashbuckler



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ven"tur*er\, n.
1. One who ventures, or puts to hazard; an adventurer.
   --Beau. & Fl.

2. A strumpet; a prostitute. [R.] --J. Webster (1607).