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Meaning of VENTUROUS

Pronunciation:  'venchurus

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  disposed to venture or take risks; "audacious visions of the total conquest of space"; "an audacious interpretation of two Jacobean dramas"; "the most daring of contemporary fiction writers"; "a venturesome investor"; "a venturous spirit"
  2. [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"

VENTUROUS is a 9 letter word that starts with V.


 Synonyms: adventuresome, adventurous, audacious, dangerous, daring, hazardous, risky, unsafe, venturesome



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ven"tur*ous\, a. [Aphetic form of OE. aventurous. See
{Adventurous}, {Venture}, n.]
Daring; bold; hardy; fearless; venturesome; adveturous; as, a
venturous soldier. --Spenser.

      This said, he paused not, but with venturous arm He
      plucked, he tasted.                      --Milton.
-- {Ven"tur*ous*ly}, adv. -- {Ven"tur*ous*ness}, n.