adventurer

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

Definition of adventurer

  1. 1a :  someone who seeks dangerous or exciting experiences :  a person who looks for adventures: such asb :  soldier of fortunec :  one who engages in risky commercial enterprises for profit

  2. 2 somewhat old-fashioned :  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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