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adventurer

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adventurer

noun ad·ven·tur·er \əd-ˈven-ch(ə-)rər\

: someone who likes dangerous or exciting experiences : a person who looks for adventures

: a person who tries to become wealthy or powerful by doing things that are illegal or dishonest

Full Definition of ADVENTURER

1
:  one that adventures: as
a :  soldier of fortune
b :  one that engages in risky commercial enterprises for profit
2
:  one who seeks unmerited wealth or position especially by playing on the credulity or prejudice of others

First Known Use of ADVENTURER

15th century

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