: depending on hazard or chance
: involving or exposing one to risk (as of loss or harm) <a hazardous occupation> <disposing of hazardous waste>
— haz·ard·ous·ly adverb
— haz·ard·ous·ness noun
Examples of HAZARDOUS
- It was a hazardous voyage.
- These are hazardous chemicals that can cause death if inhaled.
First Known Use of HAZARDOUS
Related to HAZARDOUS
- grave, grievous, dangerous, jeopardizing, menacing, parlous, perilous, risky, serious, threatening, unhealthy, unsafe, venturesome
- harmless, innocent, innocuous, nonhazardous, nonthreatening, safe, unthreatening
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