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adventurer

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

Simple Definition of adventurer

  • : 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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of adventurer

  1. 1 :  one that adventures: as a :  soldier of fortune b :  one that engages in risky commercial enterprises for profit

  2. 2 :  one who seeks unmerited wealth or position especially by playing on the credulity or prejudice of others

15th Century

First Known Use of adventurer

15th century


ADVENTURER Defined for Kids

adventurer

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noun ad·ven·tur·er \əd-ˈven-chər-ər\

Definition of adventurer for Students

  1. :  a person who seeks dangerous or exciting experiences





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