adventuresome

play
adjective ad·ven·ture·some \əd-ˈven-chər-səm\

Definition of adventuresome

  1. :  inclined to take risks :  venturesome

adventuresomeness

noun

Examples of adventuresome in a Sentence

  1. not inclined to be adventuresome when it comes to foreign travel, preferring guided bus tours that stick to the beaten path

Recent Examples of adventuresome from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'adventuresome'. Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

1628

First Known Use of adventuresome

1628


ADVENTURESOME Defined for English Language Learners

adventuresome

play
adjective

Definition of adventuresome for English Language Learners

  • : liking to do dangerous and exciting things : seeking adventure


ADVENTURESOME Defined for Kids

adventuresome

play
adjective ad·ven·ture·some \əd-ˈven-chər-səm\

Definition of adventuresome for Students

  1. :  likely to take risks :  daring


Learn More about adventuresome


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up adventuresome? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

a lively discussion

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • istock-refers-to-this-as-a-tumble-of-strawberries-which-sounded-pretty-nice-to-us
  • Which is a synonym of garner?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!