Definition of adventurer
2 somewhat old-fashioned : one who seeks unmerited wealth or position especially by playing on the credulity or prejudice of others
Recent Examples of adventurer from the Web
The group was whittled down to 20 amateur adventurers.
If that weren't enough, the curse gets worse and worse over time, until the infected adventurer croaks completely.
Finally, in 1889, a French adventurer went to the region and reported that there were barely even any hills there. ********** As the Renaissance dawned, maps began to improve.
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But the cabin is still quite roomy for a young family or adventurer with gear to go.
Celine by Peter Heller Though born in New York City, Peter Heller has turned himself into an inveterate adventurer, eco-pirate, and surfer whose life and work has been defined by the remote parts of the globe he's explored.
The film starsTom Cruise as adventurer Nick Morton, who inadvertently unearths a powerful Egyptian princess, played by Sofia Boutella, and chaos ensues.
The famed British adventurer-writer who figured so prominently in her country's interactions in the Middle East first suffered the indignity of Werner Herzog's flop feature Queen of the Desert in which she was portrayed by Nicole Kidman.
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Definition of adventurer for Students
: a person who seeks dangerous or exciting experiences
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